THE Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing recession took a toll on insurance sales in Singapore in the first six months this year. 

[SINGAPORE] AXA is considering a sale of its Singapore business as it seeks to raise funds divesting peripheral operations, according to people familiar with the matter.

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LIKE the rest of us, the world's finance industry is still wrestling with the huge uncertainty of a pandemic that doesn't yet have an end. The sector's reputation took a battering after the...

INSURER AIA has inked an exclusive regional partnership with healthtech startup Holmusk to provide digital health coaching tools and solutions to the insurance company’s customers.

CANADA based insurer Sun Life Financial Inc has set up a branch office in Singapore, where it has secured a direct insurer (life) licence.

[TORONTO] Manulife Financial's focus on containing costs will be a key driver of its target of 10 per cent to 12 per cent growth in core earnings per share next year and beyond, its chief...

[PARIS] French insurer AXA said on Thursday the planned 1 billion euro (S$1.6 billion) sale of its AXA Life Europe unit to Cinven had collapsed, and that it would make no fourth-quarter...

[HELSINKI] British motor insurer Hastings agreed to a £1.66 billion (S$2.98 billion) takeover by Finland's Sampo and South Africa's Rand Merchant Investment (RMI), the companies said on Wednesday...

[NEW YORK] Insurer American International Group racked up US$730 million in Covid-19-related losses during the first half of the year, its chief executive officer (CEO) said on Tuesday.

[LONDON] The aviation sector carries the biggest risk of corporate default as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey of insurers published by broker Gallagher on Tuesday.