HSBC Insurance: The challenge of Hong Kong’s aging population
Robert Lang, Managing Director, HSBC Insurance Businesses Hong Kong
The HSBC brand has long focused on Asia and other emerging markets to secure strong and sustainable growth; in 2010 for example, Hong Kong alone contributed five percent of the group’s profits. Robert Lang discusses how HSBC Insurance is responding to the challenges presented by the still thriving city-state.
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Nicholas Brooke, Chairman, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Hong Kong Science and Technology Park is home to 380 companies, many of which are SMEs in need of some assistance to bring an idea to a commercial application. Nicholas Brooke outlines the range of services the park can provide for them, its plan to set the bar for green technologies, and how China’s desire to address climate change will present major opportunities.
August 20, 2012 Category: Investment
Dr Hing Tang, Managing Director, BOCI-Prudential Asset Management
What makes a good asset manager? Dr Hing Tang explains the four key areas that have made BOCI-Prudential Asset Management a market leader: good corporate governance, a robust investment process, product innovation, and sensible partnerships. He also discusses investors’ attraction to China, the steadily expanding ‘dim sum’ bond market, and considers some of the traditional investment strategies that are no longer relevant in today’s volatile markets.June 20, 2012 Category: Investment
David Fried, Group GM and Group Head of Insurance, HSBC
We talk to HSBC Insurance’s David Fried on the company’s status as one of the world’s leading bancassurers, its work in emerging markets, and how it plans to develop its products for the world’s aging population.October 27, 2010 Category: Insurance & Pensions
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Saravana Kumar, CIO and Senior VP, Tata AIA Life
India’s life insurance market has grown rapidly in the last decade, but penetration in the country is still only 3.4 percent. Saravana Kumar explains how the insurance market has been changing, the potential for growth following the changes to limits on foreign investment, and what Tata AIA Life is doing to improve its penetration in India.April 29, 2013 Category: Insurance & Pensions
Benson Chen, President, Fubon Life Insurance
Populations around the world are getting older – but the Taiwanese population is facing one of the fastest of these demographic shifts. It’s a big challenge for insurance companies, but Fubon Life is up to the task, planning new products to cater specifically for older people and longer lives. President Benson Chen outlines the company’s latest financials and plans for the future.December 3, 2012 Category: Insurance & Pensions
Mohan De Alwis and Piyadasa Kudabalage, Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd.
The insurance industry is being challenged by regulatory, political and economic factors. However, in contrast to the instability seen in the US and Europe, the insurance market in Asia has enjoyed growth. Mohan De Alwis and Piyadasa Kudabalage discuss Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd.’s position as the market leader in general insurance, its commitment to sustainability, and plans for global expansion.November 12, 2012 Category: Insurance & Pensions