31 Mar '11, 10am

A Research centre at NTU has been set up to study risks and opportunities facing the global insurance industry

A Research centre at NTU has been set up to study risks and opportunities facing the global insurance industry

The sector is under pressure to provide continued coverage for people who are living longer and longer while inflation erodes savings and payouts, said Nanyang Business School's interim dean, Prof Gillian Yeo, at Thursday's launch. -- PHOTO: NTU A RESEARCH centre at Nanyang Technological University has been set up to study risks and opportunities facing the global insurance industry. The Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre, established in partnership with French insurer SCOR, aims to produce research to help the industry meet Asia's growing protection needs. The sector is under pressure to provide continued coverage for people who are living longer and longer while inflation erodes savings and payouts, said Nanyang Business School's interim dean, Prof Gillian Yeo, at Thursday's launch. Recent earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand further highlight the industry's 'cat...

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