The largest lifer in Taiwan is confident that it can buffer volatility in the equity market and will pay attention to good investment opportunities in domestic stocks.
The FSC exclusively told AsianInvestor that it intends to divide the capital structure of local insurers into two tiers. Analysts believe this will make them more prudent investors.
More insurers in Taiwan will likely follow suit in the coming years to prepare themselves for a more stringent regulatory environment.
The biggest life insurer in Taiwan will allocate more capital overseas in contrast to some of its peers and against the local regulator’s wishes.
Taiwan's largest insurance group defends the industry's high overseas investments as calls grow for insurers to shift their money home.
For now, investing more at home seems less of a priority for Taiwan's largest life insurer, despite the regulator's efforts to encourage lifers to support the country's strategic objectives.