Insurance policies are indispensable for most consumers and businesses around the world. But with the cost of living soaring, so has the price of insurances. A survey of households in the United States and Europe suggests nearly half of them have seen their insurance premiums go up in the last year, but nearly eight in 10 have nevertheless stuck with their existing policies.
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Authorities are looking into claims a company has been charging the government for hundreds of rapid COVID tests it has not carried out. Widespread free testing for the public is key to Germany's plan for reopening.
24 Feb 2021
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13 Sep 2019
Coronation Merchant Bank (CMB) says Nigeria's Insurance Industry (NII) has not shared in the growth experienced by other financial services sectors and has hardly grown in 10 years. To discuss the implications of the recapitalisation exercise on Nigeria's insurers, Guy Czatoryski, Head of Research at Coronation Merchant Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
12 Sep 2019
The council and management of the Nigerian Insurers Association are on a visit to the Nigerian Stock Exchange today, to engage the market on the recapitalisation of the insurance sector. Joining CNBC Africa is Tope Smart, Chairman of the Nigerian Insurers Association.
6 Jul 2019
As Nigeria's Insurance and re-insurance companies race to meet the new minimum paid-up share capital by June next year, Usoro Essien, Head of Research at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa for an outlook on Nigeria’s Insurance sector in the second half of the year.
27 May 2019
Following the 13-month ultimatum given by Nigeria's insurance regulator for companies to increase their minimum paid-up share capital, CNBC Africa explores how this development will impact Nigeria's insurance landscape joined by Ajibola Olayinka, Chairman, Finance, Investment and General-Purpose Committee at Law, Union and Rock Insurance.
6 Feb 2019
Manishi Raychaudhuri, head of equity research at BNP Paribas, talks about Asian stocks, Federal Reserve policy.
5 Feb 2018
Nigeria’s Commissioner for Insurance and CEO of the National Insurance Commission, Mohammed Kari, says the country’s insurance act which mandates the insurance of public buildings, is being amended.
4 Dec 2017
Recent data from the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation shows that the total non-performing loans in the banking industry hit 2.42 trillion naira, at the end of September, the highest in 10 months.
5 Nov 2017
Shittu says postal agency will begin rural Banking, Insurance services as reforms.
24 Feb 2017
As details of plans to repeal and replace Obamacare emerge, Republican lawmakers expect to see fewer Americans covered by health insurance, while the idea of the Affordable Care Act becomes more popular with citizens.