HOPING to tap a fast-growing market, Grab has entered into a joint venture (JV) with a subsidiary of Chinese Internet-based insurer ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co to create a digital platform to...

UNITED Overseas Bank has renewed its regional bancassurance arrangement with Prudential for 15 years. Prudential will pay the lender a fee of S$1.15 billion over this period.

CHINA Taiping Insurance Singapore has launched its life insurance business here citing the significant market for savings, retirement and protection products fuelled by increasing wealth in the Asia-...

[HONG KONG] HSBC Holdings' Asia Pacific insurance unit has received regulatory approval to divest its 49 per cent stake in the Malaysian life insurance joint venture to Hong Kong-based FWD Group...

GREAT Eastern Holdings is acquiring Indonesia-registered PT QBE General Insurance Indonesia for US$28 million (S$38.4 million), as part of its broader strategy of building its general insurance...

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong is set to license its first online-only insurer under a "fast-track" system next month, the regulatory head said, as it fights off criticism for being slower to make...

SINGAPORE Life is launching its third endowment plan which guarantees clients 3 per cent interest per annum for up to S$6,000 per application over a lock-in period of three years.

[SACRAMENTO] Risk modelling firm RMS said on Monday that it estimated insured losses from the Camp and Woolsey wildfires, which ravaged California, between US$9 billion and US$13 billion.

[SYDNEY] Australia's prudential regulator said on Friday it would review whether private health insurers should set aside more capital to protect policy holders, as the industry struggles amidst...

GREAT Eastern Holdings (GE), the insurance arm of OCBC Bank, turned in a net profit of S$213.3 million for its third fiscal quarter, down 26 per cent from S$287.5 million in the year-ago period.