Break-up insurance for “Hiddleswift” cancelled

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Taobao had been selling policies against a split between Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston. The massive Chinese marketplace, Taobao, was selling break-up insurance against a split in the relationship between Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift. However, those sales have now been shut down. Alibaba, the company that owns Taobao, put a stop to the sale of the celebrity insurance policies. Taobao sold the break-up insurance policies just in case the Hiddleswift relationship isn’t forever. The coverage promised double the purchase price in payment if the celebrity couple were ever to…

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Third largest insurance market is now China

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Figures released by the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) show a surge over the past half decade. Following five years of tremendous surges in growth in the Chinese insurance market, premiums from that country have now brought it up to the third place spot among the largest marketplaces in the world. This was shared as a part of a report produced by the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC). The third place insurance market position was actually achieved in 2015, though the figures were only just tallied by the CIRC. The…

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Insurance news reports suggest $1-$1.5 billion in losses from Tianjin explosions

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These reports are based on the blasts that have rocked the Chinese port city and surrounding area. The two sets of explosions that devastated Tianjin, the Chinese port city, and that killed over 100 people, so far, are now making insurance news again as initial estimates are being released that indicated that covered losses will be anywhere from $1 to $1.5 billion. This initial estimate was released by Credit Suisse, based on early media reports from China. Tianjin is no small port. It is the third largest port on the…

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Critical illness insurance coverage to expand in China

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The country intends to broaden its current protection to include rural and urban residents by the end of 2015. China now has intentions to expand its critical illness insurance to the point that it will include all types of diseases within that category, and it will apply to residents of both rural and urban areas. The goal in the country is to have this new wider insurance coverage in place by the end of the year. The government recently made this official announcement and stated that the expansion of critical…

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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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