AMP could be on track to report a 22 per cent increase in earnings last year if, as analysts predict, its wealth protection division emerged from the December quarter without any hiccups.
Insurance | February 18th, 2015 | Continue reading »
When Insurance Australia Group reports interim financial results analysts will be looking to see if synergies from the Wesfarmers insurance acquisition offset pressures in personal and commercial lines.
Insurance | February 17th, 2015 | Continue reading »
The slowing Australian economy, softening premium rates, at least in commercial lines, and the exit of its well-regarded CEO will test if dividend yield is sufficient to keep Suncorp’s investors onboard.
Insurance | February 13th, 2015 | Continue reading »
With a strong balance sheet and all divisions contributing to half-yearly earnings, Suncorp claims its strategy is working. Unfortunately, top line growth is slowing.
Insurance | February 12th, 2015 | Continue reading »
The life insurance industry’s initial response to a damning report has been criticised for an unwillingness to embrace change.
Insurance | February 11th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Suncorp is unlikely to have started the current financial year at a cracking pace, with new entrants pressuring top line growth in personal lines and flush liquidity doing the same for commercial lines.
Insurance | February 10th, 2015 | Continue reading »
Konnect NET recently stepped up to a major challenge: creating a highly efficient and effective small business referral system for QBE.
Insurance | December 16th, 2014 | Continue reading »
The vast majority of senior insurance professionals believe their companies are far too slow in taking new products or services to market and struggling to keep pace with consumer demands.
Insurance | December 5th, 2014 | Continue reading »
The claims process for injured workers that require rehabilitation is confusing and fraught with complexity and the insurance industry needs a more coordinated approach to find solutions.
Insurance | December 1st, 2014 | Continue reading »
Sally Loane has been appointed CEO of the Financial Services Council, replacing John Brogden, while IAG’s Andy Cornish has been named as president of the Insurance Council Board.
Insurance | November 12th, 2014 | Continue reading »