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techcrunch.com - Romain Dillet - Health insurance startup Alan launches free medical app Alan Baby
Health insurance startup Alan launches free medical app Alan Baby
TechCrunch

French startup Alan is generating 100% of its revenue from health insurance products — and that isn't going to change. But the company wants to start a conversation with a bigger use base. Alan is going to launch multiple mobile apps that…

theglobeandmail.com - Jeffrey Jones - Power Corp. unit partners with insurers, financial firms to launch green energy fund
Power Corp. unit partners with insurers, financial firms to launch green energy fund
The Globe and Mail

Montreal's Desmarais family and a group of financial institutions have launched a $1-billion investment fund to buy into solar and wind energy projects in the latest show of Canadian financial might for the renewable sector. The sustainable energy…

financialpost.com - Geoff Zochodne - Private-sector mortgage insurers say they're gaining market share in wake of CMHC tightening rules
Private-sector mortgage insurers say they're gaining market share in wake of CMHC tightening rules
financialpost

Another Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. competitor in the loan-default insurance industry says it gained market share following changes the Crown agency made last summer, a trend the government-owned company has warned could weaken its ability to…

artnet.com - Naomi Rea - UK Galleries Will Benefit From a Court Ruling Forcing Insurers to Pay Businesses for Losses Incurred During Lockdown
UK Galleries Will Benefit From a Court Ruling Forcing Insurers to Pay Businesses for Losses Incurred During Lockdown
artnet News

Art galleries are among the hundreds of thousands of UK businesses that are celebrating after the country's highest court ruled that insurers must pay out to policyholders for coronavirus-related losses. The country's Supreme Court ruled that…

cnn.com - By Holly Johnson,  - Term life insurance vs. whole life | CNN Underscored
Term life insurance vs. whole life | CNN Underscored
CNN

(CNN) — Buying life insurance is about as fun as doing the laundry or getting your driver's license renewed. However, having life insurance coverage is absolutely essential. If you die with a life insurance policy in place, your family will…

housingwire.com - Kelsey Ramírez - The title insurance arms race heats up
The title insurance arms race heats up
HousingWire

The first time Lawyers Title of Arizona Sales Executive Sarah Perkins walked through an acquisition was 2006. The market was growing; it was exciting; companies were fighting to increase market share; hope for the future was high. But that wasn't…

businessinsider.com - Ronda Lee - 5 steps to make sure you have enough homeowners insurance coverage
5 steps to make sure you have enough homeowners insurance coverage
Business Insider

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always…

smh.com.au - Nina Hendy - Private health insurers add value in bid to lure young members
Private health insurers add value in bid to lure young members
The Sydney Morning Herald

The proportion of Australians with private hospital cover was just 44 per cent in March of last year – the lowest since 2007. And that number is almost certain to have fallen since then, with many people electing to drop their cover after…

express.co.uk - Luke Chillingsworth - Calls for car insurance refunds as firms are 'enjoying increased savings' in lockdown
Calls for car insurance refunds as firms are 'enjoying increased savings' in lockdown
Express.co.uk

Experts at insurance specialists By Miles have warned the latest lockdown will reduce vehicle use and therefore cut the number of accidents and claims. They are appealing for firms to “take measures” to ensure drivers are getting a…

venturebeat.com - Peter Wayner - Database trends: Why you need a ledger database
Database trends: Why you need a ledger database
VentureBeat

The problem: The auto dealer can't sell the car without being paid. The bank doesn't want to loan the money without insurance. The insurance broker doesn't want to write a policy without payment. The three companies need to work together as…

nytimes.com - Alan Rappeport - Yellen Readies Big Changes for Treasury
Yellen Readies Big Changes for Treasury
The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Two years ago, Janet L. Yellen co-signed a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging him not to move forward with plans to relax oversight of big financial firms, warning that doing so could threaten the stability of…

insurancejournal.com - Zurich Insurance to Stop Insuring Russia's Nord Stream 2 Project: Sources
Zurich Insurance to Stop Insuring Russia's Nord Stream 2 Project: Sources
Insurance Journal

Zurich Insurance Group will drop out of Russia's Nord Stream 2 project in the face of looming U.S. sanctions against European companies that support construction of the $11 billion gas pipeline, two sources familiar with the situation said. The…

archyde.com - Art Insurance Market: Global Analysis and Evaluation of Opportunities 2021-2026
Art Insurance Market: Global Analysis and Evaluation of Opportunities 2021-2026
archyde

He “ Global Art Insurance Market 2021 ”Is a detailed research study, providing current and future technology and financial information to help you run your business more effectively. The report presents crucial market data such as key…

moneycontrol.com - What the life insurance industry expects from Budget 2021
What the life insurance industry expects from Budget 2021
Moneycontrol

In the last few years, the Indian insurance industry has received special attention. Over the last six years, the government has launched two important low ticket-size insurance products – Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana and Pradhan Mantri…

insurancejournal.com - BGC Insurance Rebrands as Corant Global
BGC Insurance Rebrands as Corant Global
Insurance Journal

BGC Insurance (BGCI) has rebranded as Corant Global Ltd., which will become the holding company for all the insurance interests of BGC Partners Inc., a global brokerage and financial technology company, subject to regulatory consent. Corant will…

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