insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2017 Facing up to insurtech http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/facing-up-to-insurtech http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/facing-up-to-insurtech Insurtech is on its way, and the insurance industry must brace for major change…

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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:45:00 +1100
Commercial outlook less gloomy in latest profit reports http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/commercial-outlook-less-gloomy-in-latest-profit-reports http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/commercial-outlook-less-gloomy-in-latest-profit-reports Gloomy market commentary has been a feature of insurer’s earnings reports in recent times, but the latest profit-reporting season last month insurers revealed a slightly better picture…

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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:30:00 +1100
Getting to grips with cyber http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/getting-to-grips-with-cyber http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/getting-to-grips-with-cyber Cyber has been on the insurance industry’s radar for years, and the threat’s significance is well understood…

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Mon, 06 Mar 2017 12:25:00 +1100
Government comparator meets aggregate opposition http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/government-comparator-meets-aggregate-opposition http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/government-comparator-meets-aggregate-opposition Submissions to the Senate inquiry examining whether the general insurance industry needs a government-run home and motor comparison website are pretty clear…

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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:50:00 +1100
Taking the mystery out of buying insurance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/taking-the-mystery-out-of-buying-insurance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/taking-the-mystery-out-of-buying-insurance At first glance the Insurance Council of Australia’s new report into consumers’ insurance-buying habits and misuse of product disclosure statements is merely a restatement of the bleeding obvious…

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:41:00 +1100
Tower was teetering and had to be sold http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/tower-was-teetering-and-had-to-be-sold http://www.insurancenews.com.au/analysis/tower-was-teetering-and-had-to-be-sold There seems to be universal agreement – New Zealand insurer Tower is in trouble, and has been for some time…

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:12:00 +1100