Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance makes two critical appointments in Asia

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The company has now announced its hiring for two key underwriting team leadership positions in that market. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has now announced that it has made two important appointments for the leadership positions in its Asian underwriting team, as the Asia regional head of first party lines position was filled by Malin Fredriksson, and the Asia regional head of engineering and construction is now Kiran Prakash. Both of those positions are located in Singapore and will be integral to the company’s presence there. Fredriksson has joined Berkshire…

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China’s insurance industry is surging

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Insurance industry is experiencing rampant growth as more consumers purchase coverage China’s insurance industry is experiencing a period of rapid growth, according to the China Insurance Regulatory Commission. The organization has released information that showed that the country’s insurers have recorded a total premium income of $320.5 billion in 2014. Premiums revenue has grown by 17.5% last year, the highest margin it has grown by in the past three years. The insurance industry has been experiencing a surge as more people purchase coverage in several different sectors. Consumers are using…

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Bank deposit insurance draft rules launched in China

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The anticipated regulations for the upcoming system in the country has now been released in its draft form. China has now created the draft regulations for the introduction of a system of bank deposit insurance coverage for the very first time within that country, in one step among many that could be very meaningful in terms of liberalizing its interest rates and to give its financial institutions the ability to compete commercially for customers. The launch of these draft rules for the insurance program arrived shortly after it was revealed…

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Bank deposit insurance has nearly arrived in China

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The country is close to launching the coverage that could open up free competition by banks for customers. China is drawing ever closer to the launch of a bank deposit insurance system that has long been anticipated but that has yet to have been accomplished, and that could completely overhaul that country’s financial sector. This change could hike the risk level in the banking sector and could make it possible for immense future opportunities. By introducing a system of bank deposit insurance, it could mean that there may one day…

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China’s insurance industry is booming

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Insurers in China will likely find more success in the coming years China’s insurance industry has been experiencing rapid growth over the past few years and this growth is expected to accelerate, according to the China Insurance Regulatory Commission. As consumers throughout the country become more affluent, the demand for insurance coverage is beginning to rise. More people are purchasing coverage and insurers are pulling in more revenue from premiums. These premiums are likely to account for a significant portion of China’s gross domestic product in the coming years. Report…

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Insurance news from China shows gambling in the form of World Cup coverage

Fans had been able to purchase “Drunk”, policies…as well as thinly veiled wagering opportunities. When discussing insurance news in the context of the FIFA World Cup, one might think about the coverage that the players have obtained, or that properties and businesses in areas with hard core fans might have purchased in case of damage following late night celebrations or even soccer riots. However, in China, policies have been appearing to allow gamblers to wager in a new way. Die-hard fans in China have been making insurance news through very…

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Climate change insurance is being scooped up by Chinese farmers

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Millions of growers have been persuaded by policymakers to cover themselves against losses from this phenomenon. Chinese farmers are more than aware of the damage that extreme weather can cause to a crop, and they are now protecting themselves with climate change insurance in the hopes of reducing the losses that they experience if severe weather should strike. Last year was a lesson that was hard learned by farmers in China, when extreme weather devastated crops. Only weeks before the rice harvest, last summer, paddies were struck by extreme weather…

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