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The insurance market in Sri Lanka is developing fast. With a blossoming economy and strict governance, the industry’s smooth running is due to new laws and legislation

Regulations have changed Sri Lankan insurance market for better, says SLICL

The insurance market in Sri Lanka is developing fast. With a blossoming economy and strict governance, the industry’s smooth running is due to new laws and legislation

Recent regulatory changes have had a positive effect on the insurance market, including a stringent risk-based capital regime and the increase in minimum regulatory capital and public listings. According to Fitch, the outlook for the industry is stable, a...

The insurance market in Kuwait is small but has potential. The Gulf Insurance Company is taking advantage of that and leading the market

Kuwaiti insurance group GIG expands across the Gulf

The insurance market in Kuwait is small but has potential. The Gulf Insurance Company is taking advantage of that and leading the market

Kuwait has long been the less flashy nation in the Gulf but that does not mean it has been any less successful. It has a burgeoning economy, which grew 2.3 percent in 2013. While non-petroleum sectors accounted for only 10 percent of that growth, they are...

Fubon Life is adapting to the challenges of digitisation and Taiwan’s ageing society to lead the life insurance industry

Fubon Life becomes leader in the Taiwanese life insurance field

Fubon Life is adapting to the challenges of digitisation and Taiwan’s ageing society to lead the life insurance industry

Fubon Life has been the leader among Taiwanese life insurers in terms of profitability for the past five years, and has led the industry in recruitment three years in a row. In 2013, Fubon achieved a first year premium (FYP) income of TWD 212.8bn (19 perc...

Pension reforms in Britain aim to copy a 70-year-old system that works well in the Netherlands. But will its implementation prove as successful today?

Will copying the Dutch pension system help the UK?

Pension reforms in Britain aim to copy a 70-year-old system that works well in the Netherlands. But will its implementation prove as successful today?

Pension funding gaps cause turmoil throughout America

Years of unfulfilled pension promises have created a $1trn funding gap that is only now beginning to close

Alfredo Lalia on the Brazilian private pension industry | HSBC Insurance Brasil | Video

World Finance interviews Alfredo Lalia, CEO of HSBC Insurance Brasil, on the growth of the Brazilian private pension industry

Finanz Konzept: masters of the EU asset management market

Even in spite of the global financial crisis, investors like Finanz Konzept have been able to successfully navigate the European asset management market

Emerging markets key to high returns, says Argo

Argo – the alternative asset management firm – has been investing in emerging market distressed securities for over ten years, with great results

Adapt or die: Finles’ savvy approach to investment management

Finles Capital Management are experts when it comes to providing successful opportunities for investors globally

The insurance market in Kuwait is small but has potential. The Gulf Insurance Company is taking advantage of that and leading the market

Kuwaiti insurance group GIG expands across the Gulf

The insurance market in Kuwait is small but has potential. The Gulf Insurance Company is taking advantage of that and leading the market

AEC launch opens insurance opportunities in the pan-Asian market

Viriyah Insurance is the best-regarded non-life coverage provider in Thailand. Now it is looking to the rest of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) for more opportunities

Zurich Sigorta on Turkey’s growing insurance sector

World Finance speaks to Yılmaz Yıldız, CEO of Zurich Insurance Turkey, about the country’s growing insurance sector

Wheelock Properties, a company committed to the development of premier commercial buildings, here showcases a landmark deal for Hong Kong, and the strategy and collaboration needed to complete it

Wheelock Properties makes biggest en bloc office purchase in HK’s history

Wheelock Properties, a company committed to the development of premier commercial buildings, here showcases a landmark deal for Hong Kong, and the strategy and collaboration needed to complete it

Intelligent city Cyberjaya rises to become the ‘Silicon Valley of Malaysia’

The city of Cyberjaya has been identified as Malaysia’s tech-hub for quite sometime, but recent developments will take the city to the next level, writes Emily Cheng of Osk Property Holdings

US new home sales at a six year high

Existing home sales have fallen, but an 18 percent climb in the sale of new homes has offset the decline

Over the last few years coverage over tax avoidance has gained widespread attention in the press. By clarifying the processes used in the UK it will however, allow for adverse risk to be avoided

Where now for UK tax avoidance?

Over the last few years coverage over tax avoidance has gained widespread attention in the press. By clarifying the processes used in the UK it will however, allow for adverse risk to be avoided

LEXeFISCAL on the UK’s tax benefits

World Finance speaks to Clifford Frank, Senior Partner at LEXeFISCAL, about how to deal with tax, the new UK government crackdown on avoidance and international jurisdictions

Association Afschrift on Belgium’s new bank secrecy laws

Changes to bank secrecy laws in Belgium are here, and their implications are very far-reaching. World Finance finds out more about how they are allowing inspectors greater access to bank accounts and what protection taxpayers can expect