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Insights and analysis of the latest news and trends affecting the insurance and employee benefits industries

When Stakes are High

WHEN STAKES ARE HIGH

Axco has published an overview of the political risk insurance (PRI) market and forecasts potential reforms and developments in global territories.... Read more »


India’s Healthcare Plans: Will They Take Off?

modi announces new india healthcare plans

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made two key announcements in his Independence Day speech, bolstering support for re-election next year.

He pledged to launch India’s first manned space mission by 2020 to make India the fourth country to do so, elevating the Indian’s pride in their country’s status.

He continued with an announcement to roll out a health insurance system from September, helping protect poor families from the cost of illness.... Read more »


Social Media, Reputational Risk and Crisis Communications

Tips to Manage Your Company's Online Reputation

It is estimated that by 2019, there will be around 2.77 billion social media users around the globe. Drawn by its global reach and often instantaneous reactions, companies are often keen to exploit the tools to communicate positive marketing messages. The same attractions however, can also serve to amplify certain risks and reputational damage is a very real danger associated with social media’s power.

Axco's case study examines in detail how best to manage the risk to reputation in a social media crisis.... Read more »


Laos: The Reasons For Market Potential

laos insurance potential 2018

Laos is laying the foundations for positive insurance market developments over the next decade. The reorientation of its foreign policy to encourage integration with regional neighbours means that Laos is actively priming itself for future growth. With strong ties to neighbouring countries such as Vietnam, a rapidly developing market itself with a similar non-life insurance penetration, Laos is positioned to be a potential prospect in a region that insurers are keen to explore.... Read more »


Belt and Road Recipients Balance Strategic Risks with Economic Opportunities

belt and road china 2018

China's Belt and Road Initiative has attracted governments seeking funding for much-needed infrastructure projects, especially in developing countries with acute population and fiscal pressures. The Asian Development Bank estimates that the region needs USD 26trn to fund infrastructure gaps to 2030. ... Read more »