[LONDON] Aviva Plc said it will retain its Chinese joint venture as well as assets in Singapore, while continuing to explore options for some other businesses in Asia.

[PARIS] French insurer AXA will sell its Belgian banking business - AXA Belgium - to cooperative bank Crelan for 620 million euros (S$938.8 million), the company said on Friday.

[TOKYO] Pure Group, the high net worth insurer set to be acquired by Tokio Marine Holdings Inc, had been on the Japanese company's radar for more than a decade.