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Insurers look beyond bonds

18 August 2014

Persistently low yields have forced insurers to diversify their investments, but Australian groups have been slow to copy their counterparts in Europe and North America by investing abroad…

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Corporate

Suncorp ready to fight on all fronts: Snowball

18 August 2014

Suncorp is well placed to see off aggressive competition in domestic and commercial lines, according to CEO Patrick Snowball…

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Regulatory & Government

RACQ wants tax deal for north Queensland insurance-buyers

18 August 2014

RACQ Insurance has called for tax deductions to be made available to people taking out insurance in cyclone-prone north Queensland…

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Financial Services

Suncorp Life cuts capital reserves, lifts reinsurance

18 August 2014

Suncorp Life reduced its Tier 1 capital by $297 million in the year to June 30, taking it to $455 million…

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The Professional

ANZIIF holds fire in ‘war for talent’

18 August 2014

The insurance industry is unlikely to participate in careers expos until it understands why it is failing to attract or retain high-calibre people…

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International

SMEs drawn to cyber-cover

18 August 2014

Cyber insurance is generally considered a “top end of town” purchase but it is now attracting small and medium-sized enterprises in the US, according to Swiss Re Chief Economist Kurt Karl…

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Analysis

Out of the frying pan...

18 August 2014

Toxic infant formula and deadly rockmelons are among the high-profile contamination threats sounding alarm bells for companies involved in the increasingly complex…

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