During the last few years, the practices of both life insurers and reinsurers have undergone some dramatic changes, the most significant of which is consolidation. Alan Levin and Socheth Sor assess the impact.
In the wake of the recent dive on Shanghai's Stock Exchange, which quickly impacted worldwide financial markets, Dr Milan Simic examines the potential impact of large losses from earthquakes and other natural hazards in China.
The Year of the Pig promises to be a prosperous one for China's insurance and reinsurance industry. As the Middle Kingdom further opens its doors, Helen Yates considers the main challenges for the market and its new entrants.