insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2017 Monte Carlo: reinsurers look to release the pressure http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/monte-carlo-reinsurers-look-to-release-the-pressure http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/monte-carlo-reinsurers-look-to-release-the-pressure Destructive US hurricanes have helped put this year’s Reinsurance Rendezvous spotlight on the global insurance protection gap and innovative opportunities to extend cover in traditional and new areas…

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:16:00 +1000
Riding out the storms http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/riding-out-the-storms http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/riding-out-the-storms Insurers are adeptly navigating a treacherous environment that includes rising catastrophe risks, low investment yields and the threat from disrupters, a report from S&P Global Ratings suggests…

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:39:00 +1000
Rising to the challenge: Hollard nears $1 billion milestone http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/rising-to-the-challenge-hollard-nears-1-billion-milestone http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/rising-to-the-challenge-hollard-nears-1-billion-milestone So-called challenger brand Hollard is closing in on its ambition to write $1 billion in premium, thanks to another major acquisition…

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 10:56:00 +1000
Fintechs: a work in progress http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/fintechs-a-work-in-progress http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/fintechs-a-work-in-progress Predictions on the future of the financial services industry have come thick and fast in the past few years: fintechs were going to change the world and make traditional incumbents an irrelevance…

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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:36:00 +1000
Facing up to distribution challenges http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/facing-up-to-distribution-challenges http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/facing-up-to-distribution-challenges Like their Australian counterparts, US insurers are looking to improve distribution practices to drive growth…

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:45:00 +1000
Senate inquiry: 15 ways to improve insurance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/senate-inquiry-15-ways-to-improve-insurance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/senate-inquiry-15-ways-to-improve-insurance Towards the end of last year the Senate Economics References Committee was tasked with examining transparency, competition and rising prices in general insurance, along with any potential benefits of a government-run insurance comparator…

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:56:00 +1000