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| | TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021 4:15PMThe increase in life insurance premiums over the last few years are a problem that needs to be fixed rather than recognising it as a trend, according to AIA's chief executive.|
|The $12 billion industry fund is upping insurance premiums from November.|
|Colonial First State is reducing insurance premiums in its super funds, in a move that should benefit 220,000 members.|
|A week after selling its advice unit, ASX-listed ClearView has announced a strategic review of the business supported by its private equity shareholder.|
|Zurich Life & Investments and OnePath Life have added protection coverage from the COVID-19 vaccination into eligible life insurance policies to encourage more people to get vaccinated.|
|The big four bank announced its partnership with Australia's largest medical defence organisation to extend its business finance solutions to doctors and healthcare professionals.|
|Occupational exclusions in group insurance are under the microscope as the federal government reviews their fairness and appropriateness.|
|The industry superannuation fund has informed members the premiums they pay for death and total and permanent disablement cover is changing.|
|A boutique life insurer has won a mandate from the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia (RAC).|
|APRA will publish more of life insurance data across its quarterly statistical reports.|
Tomorrow Super is readying itself for a $5 million pre-IPO funding round, with the promise of a financial adviser friendly superannuation solution.
Investment consultant firms from across the world with US$10 trillion in assets under advice have joined together to launch a global net zero initiative.
Senator Jane Hume is warning consumers who fall victim to bad advice from finfluencers not to rely on the government for compensation.
In its submission to the inquiry into common ownership, BlackRock point out the theory behind the inquiry is "based on fundamental misconceptions", adding that any possible reforms based on ideas still under debate would be premature.
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