• Hong Kong insurers embrace prudence as RBC set to kick in

    11 June 2024

    And highlight areas of discussions with the regulator for future iteration of the regulation

  • Comment - Insurance regulators confront crypto currencies

    02 May 2024

    Pronouncements by watchdogs about digital tenders seem to be softening, though not warming, to the asset class

  • Hong Kong regulator sets out stance on insurers' capital and crypto asset investments

    02 May 2024

    But door perhaps left ajar, for central banks' digital currencies

  • Hong Kong considering future capital-factor incentives for infrastructure investments

    26 April 2024

    Green bond discount, and rejection of time-lag for asset valuations, published by Insurance Authority today

  • AIA reveals Chinese investment mix as C-Ross Phase II begins

    14 March 2022

    Group boosted China sovereigns in 2021 at expense of all other debt holdings

  • Investors to benefit as Asia ILS market comes to life

    10 January 2022

    Investing in insurance-linked securities (ILS) was once about natural catastrophe risk, but in Asia, practitioners expect far greater diversity in life/non-life risks being packaged, with help from insurers and regulators alike, they tell David Walker

  • Chart of the week - EM funding shortfalls for required climate investments, 2016-2030

    07 January 2022

    Emerging markets are going to need insurers, and badly, to meet their climate investment requirements

  • AIA president says renewables key to helping Mainland economy thrive

    30 December 2021

    Underwriters put HK$270bn in bonds annually, "but not because we are getting a particularly good yield and certainly not a good spread"

  • Comment - Enter the dragon? Will Hong Kong's CIOs be persuaded, or compelled, to invest in China?

    28 December 2021

    Hong Kong's insurers must meet claims/promises, but are being told they should support the Mainland's economy, too

  • Mainland China is Hong Kong's green finance future, investors say

    23 December 2021

    Insurance conference hears HK has "natural advantage" to help Beijing achieve net zero