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|Enhancements to NEOS Life's superannuation product Super Plan are helping customers apply for cover in a fraction of the time.|
|A joint-project on life insurance claims and disputes has revealed group insured and advised clients are better off when it comes to life policies.|
|A moratorium on genetic testing in the life insurance industry means that Australians can get up to half a million dollars of life cover without disclosing genetic tests.|
|OnePath has updated more than 600 trauma definitions in a bid to be more customer-centric as part of its commitment to the Life Insurance Code of Practice.|
|The battle for customer engagement and demonstrable value in the world of life insurance is leading to a raft of new offers, including a new wellness program from Zurich.|
|Zurich has completed its acquisition of ANZ's life insurance business OnePath.|
|A major tobacco company is eyeing the life insurance industry by launching products that offer discounts for customers that quit smoking or switch to alternatives.|
|Life insurers are ramping up efforts to improve pricing and underwriting efficiencies with the help of startups to make it possible, a new insurtech study shows.|
|TAL is making major changes to its retail business that will make some jobs redundant after reviewing its recent acquisition of Asteron, Suncorp's Australian life insurance business.|
|Life insurers are playing down the need for investing in technology and innovation, and instead will focus on improving customers' experience in 2019, a new report finds.|
There is a good chance the planned superannuation guarantee increase to 12% will be deferred again as the nation continues to struggle with the effects of COVID-19, according to Mercer senior partner David Knox.
BetaShares' ETF that tracks crude oil futures is once again changing the length of contracts it tracks and is taking extra measures to automatically convert the ETF to all cash if oil futures drop significantly again.
The global fund manager saw its profits tumble 196% following net outflows of close to $19 billion in the first half of this year, resulting in heavy hits to fee and commission income.
Chi-X TraCRs and funds will now be offered on a privately owned wealth management platform, granting financial advisers and their clients access to some of the world's biggest listed companies.
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