UK equine flu outbreak forces racing ban

UK equine flu outbreak forces racing ban

UK equine flu outbreak forces racing ban

Britain’s horseracing industry faces potential losses after racing events were shut down following confirmed cases of equine flu in vaccinated thoroughbreds, with the bloodstock market also potentially at risk of interruption. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) cancelled four events yesterday and has extended the ban until at least 13 February. According to The Guardiannewspaper, a total of 23 races and…

Singapore’s Etiqa targets SMEs with online insurance platform

Singapore’s Etiqa targets SMEs with online insurance platform

Singapore’s Etiqa targets SMEs with online insurance platform

Singapore-based insurer Etiqa has launched an online platform for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to buy commercial insurance. The Business Owners Super Suite (BOSS) enables SMEs to engage in what Etiqa claims is a wholly automated or ‘straight-through’ purchasing process. Underinsurance and an absence of formal risk management among SMEs is one of the biggest problems in the Asian commercial…

Asia-Pacific holds key to future insurance growth: EY

Asia-Pacific holds key to future insurance growth: EY

Asia-Pacific holds key to future insurance growth: EY

A willingness to experiment and embrace disruption among Asia-Pacific insurers holds the key to the industry’s future, according to a recently released report from consultant EY. Its insurance outlook for 2019 report reveals that both the life and non-life sectors are growing in the region, against a backdrop of weak growth in insurance markets globally. While the life sector has…

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