NOVEMBER 2018 Survey Results of Australian Life Insurance company attitudes, towards the possible future use of predictive genetic information for Life Insurance.
OCTOBER 2018 The 5th Annual Strategic Insight - Direct Life Insurance Awards 2018 was held on Thursday 18th October 2018 at the Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art and included music, lively debate on social media with Rob Carlton and Justin Hamilton, three-course dinner, networking and Awards presentation.
OCTOBER 2018 Life Insurance companies have implemented programs designed to impact beneficially on the health and wellness of customers. It’s a mutually beneficial outcome for policy holders and for Life companies that follow a customer-centric approach. Strategic Insight has developed a methodology to compare “Health and Wellness” initiatives. The pinnacle of this research is the Strategic Insight - Life Insurance Health & Wellness Awards!
MARCH 2018 All the results of the Life Company of the Year Awards, hosted by the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) supported by Strategic Insight, were announced on 15th March 2018. The Awards are based on underlying independent Risk Benchmarking research by Strategic Insight. Winners announced.
MARCH 2018 The Life Insurance Individual Risk Market (Retail) is going through some major changes. Strategic Insight has reviewed how the Australian Life Insurance market has evolved over the last 10 years, and where it's going over the next 10 years.
Macquarie appoints new digital infrastructure MD
State Street appoints new Asia Pacific head
BT gains director of private wealth division
Blue Sky welcomes new CFO, seeks two new execs
Willis Towers Watson loses veteran
LGIAsuper deputy CEO retired
BlackRock to make 500 staff redundant, iShares/index investments head promoted
VanEck reduces ETF fees
Strategic Insight (formerly Plan For Life) has been acquired
Verve Super launches supporting female financial security
Equip to take over superannuation for ex-Qantas catering employees
Insto investors get African index, finally
Halifax Investment Services AFS licence suspended
California first US state to mandate gender board diversity
ASIC releases consultation paper on fee and cost disclosure reform for managed funds
Local Asia was the only part of the world posting positive flows, seeing US$20bn in deposits, as the United States saw the largest aggregate redemption of any region.
ETFs globally recorded US$61bn in net flows as the global stock markets start to recover.