Vanda Global, Marsh Singapore partner up to help firms access risk and insurance services

CLIENTS of venture capital fund manager Vanda Global Capital will now be able to tap services from insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh Singapore, following a new agreement inked between the two...

Circles.Life makes foray into financial services with AXA Insurance tie-up

SINGAPORE-BASED Circles.Life has partnered AXA Insurance to offer insurance coverage to the digital telco's users.

How to ease premium payments but still maintain your insurance

COVID-19 is Singapore's - and the world's - most severe health and economic crisis yet. A deep and prolonged recession has likely already begun; total employment according to preliminary estimates...

UOI says growing premiums will be challenging in 2020, claims expected to rise

MAINBOARD-LISTED United Overseas Insurance (UOI), a subsidiary of United Overseas Bank, on Thursday said growing premiums for the year would be "challenging" amid the Covid-19 crisis and global...

Notes on leadership in these Covid-19 times

HE HAD barely taken over the reins as Prudential's chief executive when Singapore heightened its alert level for the Covid-19 outbreak. Anticipating safe-distancing measures to be further...

Doctor Anywhere to provide telehealth service to Great Eastern Shield clients

INSURER Great Eastern (GE) said it has expanded its partnership with telemedicine startup Doctor Anywhere to provide discounted consultation fees for policyholders of the insurance company’s...

Singapore general insurance sector falls into red with S$28m underwriting loss

THE General Insurance Association of Singapore (GIA) recorded an underwriting loss of S$28 million last year, versus an underwriting profit of S$36.3 million in 2018.

Covid-19 coverage - with caveats

INFECTIOUS diseases are a common occurrence, but every few years one crops up that elicits much concern and even alarm.

Grab, Chubb offer free Covid-19 insurance benefit to drivers, delivery workers

RIDE-HAILING giant Grab and insurer Chubb are teaming up to provide drivers and food delivery service providers with a free insurance benefit, effective Wednesday until March 19.

Prudential offers S$500 cash to those quarantined, defers SME premiums amid outbreak

LIFE insurer Prudential Singapore on Wednesday introduced a S$1.5 million relief package for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and individuals affected by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19...

SingSaver licensed to offer over 100 policies from 12 insurers

Financial comparison platform SingSaver has secured a brokerage licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore to offer more than 100 insurance policies from 12 providers.