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Jul 2024



Australia: Zurich analysis finds mental health cases most prevalent in recent years

Mental health conditions – including affective disorders, anxiety and substance abuse – were the most prevalent in Australia in recent years, with over 12m active cases between 2020 and 2022.

Cambodia: Growth of insurance market slows in 1Q2024

Cambodia’s insurance sector continued to expand, with total premium reaching $96.6m in the January-March period this year, according to data from the Insurance Regulator of Cambodia.

India: First phase of Bima Sugam to be launched around April 2025

The first phase of Bima Sugam, a proposed ground-breaking one-stop online platform for insurance services, is expected to be launched around April next year, IRDAI chairman Debasish Panda said at a 7 June meeting with the CEOs of life, general and health insurers.

Singapore: Insurance market adjusts to stay on top of risks

The insurance market in Singapore continued to adjust to the evolution of risk over the past 12-24 months, noted Aon.