AFTER more than a year, NTUC Income's move to develop an integrated digital platform to modernise Singapore's financial advisory (FA) sector is picking up steam with more firms projected to...

BT EXCLUSIVE

FRENCH insurer AXA's Singapore operations are not for sale, says its newly installed chief executive Jean Drouffe, even as the company's C-suite had set the wheels of change in motion...

BT OUTLOOK 2018

LIFE insurers here will be keeping their fingers crossed that the current robust investment climate extends into 2018 in order to generate better returns for their participating or Par funds,...

BT EXCLUSIVE

LIFE insurers here have gained from the bullish global markets in 2016, with most of the 10 major players remaining able to at least pay out any non-guaranteed bonuses linked to participating or Par...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

IT is never too early to take stock and, judging from the latest development, there is much thinking to do for insurer Great Eastern which has been under increasing pressure to maintain its business...

TOPLINE

THE insurance industry has been rejuvenated of late as the trend of a rising financial advisory (FA) channel here powers up and brings surprises to players in more ways than one.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

WHO'S next? This is one of the questions hanging in the air as insurance players wonder who else would jump on the financial advisory (FA) train amid the pick-up in the distribution channel in...

INSURANCE

INSURER AIA Singapore has joined the likes of some competitors to set up a financial advisory firm to expand its distribution channels following its struggle in recent quarters to drive growth amid...

AS part of efforts to improve productivity and customer service, life insurer Prudential has launched an industry-first chatbot that can provide its insurance agents with customers' real-time...

AS part of efforts to improve productivity and customer service, life insurer Prudential has launched an industry-first chatbot that can provide its insurance agents with customers' real-time...