Posts Tagged ‘life insurance’
In April we reported that the cost of women’s life insurance is set to go up. This is due to the European gender directivewhich comes into force in December this year. It means men and women will be treated equally when insurers are underwriting policies. Experts predict a 15% increase in protection for women. This [...]
Currently women pay less than men for life cover. However, with the EU’s new gender directive coming into force in December that cost is set to go up. The ruling, from 21st December 2012, will mean that men and women will be treated equally when it comes to pricing up insurance. With recent studies showing [...]
Expat Health has already reported on the continued growth of life insurance sectors in Singapore and the Philippines. Industry data for Malaysia and Hong Kong shows strong returns with a positive outlook for the coming year. Insurers in Malaysia are predicting another year of steady growth (7-10%) in 2012, despite global economic uncertainty. The Life [...]
Despite the bleak global economic outlook many life insurance providers are fairing well in the South East Asian market. Recent figures released by the Life Insurance Association of Singapore (LIA) show that the industry grew by 22% in 2011. According to the LIA there was growth during the first three quarters of 2011, though a [...]
The increased cost of international life insurance policies means many expats are going without. According to Health Insurance Magazine critical insurance cover and other protection policies, such as life insurance, become very hard to sell once a client moves abroad.International private medical insurance (iPMI) is comparatively easy to sell and remains the focus of most insurance [...]
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