Australia’s biggest lender by assets, National Australia Bank, has been on a tear this year with its share price rising 18 per cent as investors buy into the bank’s restructuring story.
Insurance | April 16th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Insurance industry analysts have welcomed the appointment of Michael Cameron to the position of Suncorp Group CEO and managing director, with some describing him as a logical choice.
Insurance | April 15th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Since January 2011 UK regulators have forced banks to pay billions in compensation for mis-selling payment protection insurance. Banks in Australia have done the same thing and got off scot-free.
Insurance | April 8th, 2015 | Continue reading »
In October last year, AB+F named Australia’s best insurers across a range of categories. Last month, the industry got a front-row seat as a panel of these winners revealed the secrets of their success and predictions for the year ahead
Insurance | April 1st, 2015 | Continue reading »
The Trowbridge Review has been cautiously welcomed by the insurance industry although many are still absorbing its wide-ranging recommendations.
Insurance | March 27th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Australian insurers’ vulnerability to digital disruption by data-savvy companies is a key point of discussion for industry experts.
Insurance | March 17th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Insurance Australia Group seems to have escaped the worst of Queensland’s most recent tropical cyclone but Suncorp will miss hitting its target return on equity and its final dividend may be at risk.
Insurance | March 5th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Globally, insurance customers’ experience dropped last year as insurance companies failed to keep up with the improved customer experience, particularly in digital channels, that other industries offer.
Insurance | February 27th, 2015 | Continue reading »
It appears the bitter medicine QBE’s boss prescribed has worked. While growth will be slow, earnings will be less volatile, the balance sheet is stronger and there’s potential for higher dividends.
Insurance | February 26th, 2015 | Continue reading »
After announcing a 23 per cent increase in underlying profit last financial year, AMP’s boss said his focus will be on successful execution of strategy in 2015 and beyond, now that it’s gaining traction.
Insurance | February 20th, 2015 | Continue reading »