Regulators keep their eyes open on tightening insurance industry by introducing more detailed risk management requirements, which could bring pressure on smaller players.
HSBC Life Singapore and Axa Singapore will merge operations to form the city-state's seventh-largest life insurer based on annualised new premiums.
Chinese derivatives are creating a wealth of untapped opportunities for both domestic and foreign institutional investors.
Institutional investors like Cathay Life Insurance find offshore bonds increasingly attractive, while foreign buyers flee Asian equity markets.
Allianz Real Estate is planning its very own pivot to Asia and is willing to back its ambitions to the tune of €4 billion in the coming years.
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