Insurance

30 Nov 16, 10:50am
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Youi says it's part of its 'business practice' to keep writing new insurance policies in most cases in disaster struck areas, even if its competitors don't
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30 Nov 16, 9:18am
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RBNZ warns in Financial Stability Report that housing imbalances remain; Wheeler says won't use Debt To Income multiple restriction 'at this time'; RBNZ notes rising use by banks of 'hot' overseas funds
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29 Nov 16, 9:51am
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Tower announces plan to ring fence troublesome quake claims; says industry model is 'broken'; widens loss to $21.5 million; share price at record low
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25 Nov 16, 11:21am
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IAG on when we need to update our insurers on a change of circumstances
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23 Nov 16, 2:29pm
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Insurance Council calls for law change to oblige authorities to check businesses' air con units, lights, sprinklers, etc will be secure in an earthquake; Attributes up to 70% of commercial building damage to seismic restraint failures
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22 Nov 16, 6:32pm
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Treasury publishes Long Term Fiscal Position forecasts; repeats 2013 warning that net debt will blow out to around 200% of GDP by 2060 without changes to NZ Super indexation and age
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18 Nov 16, 11:42am
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Insurer credit rating agency AM Best to closely monitor implications for the financial strength of insurers with significant exposure to earthquake hit regions
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17 Nov 16, 10:23am
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Insurers put embargo on transferring home insurance from vendors to buyers from Rakaia to Masterton; Wellington deals frozen as mortgages impossible without insurance, say agents; Boom stopped dead in its tracks
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17 Nov 16, 9:58am
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Geof Mortlock calls for policyholder compensation to be introduced to prevent taxpayers covering the costs if an insurance company goes bust
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16 Nov 16, 5:02am
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Andrew Hooker on how to side-step the insurance problems experienced by Cantabs after the 2010/11 earthquakes
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15 Nov 16, 1:06pm
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Key says main road and rail route from Picton to Christchurch may need realignment or re-routing in long term at huge cost; English highlights damage to main transport links and says Govt finances can handle repair costs
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15 Nov 16, 12:51pm
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Tower confident it has enough reinsurance so the North Canterbury quakes won't set it back more than $7.2m; Share price falls as its investors wary 2010/11 quake hangover remains
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14 Nov 16, 12:26pm
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Insurers urge those affected by the quakes to document damage, lodge claims with EQC in the first instance, and be assured there's money in the kitty to cover the costs
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14 Nov 16, 6:31am
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7.5 earthquake near Hanmer at 12.02 am damages Kaikoura; felt strongly in Wellington; reports of damage in Wellington buildings; Tsunami warning downgraded
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8 Nov 16, 9:07am
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Lloyd's of London urges the Government to remove some uncertainties from the NZ insurance market by getting on with the EQC Act review and making data breach reporting mandatory
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5 Nov 16, 9:10am
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The Morgan Foundation accuses the Government of choosing a process that will violate both the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement for how we meet our climate change commitments
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4 Nov 16, 10:58am
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Despite the potential sale of ANZ's wealth business in Australia, ANZ NZ CEO says local wealth unit is 'travelling well' & there's no urgency for change
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4 Nov 16, 10:02am
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Gareth Vaughan on what the world thinks of the US election, China's debt binge, Madoff whistleblower hitting out at the big 4 accounting firms, Hong Kong shoebox apartments, Steven Adams, Dilbert & more
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4 Nov 16, 5:02am
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What property owners need to know as their insurers duck for cover to avoid being lumped with meth damage bills
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3 Nov 16, 8:31am
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IAG NZ buys $900 million of extra reinsurance as its Canterbury earthquake bill keeps growing
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2 Nov 16, 9:12am
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Given New Zealand's Paris climate commitments, Keith Woodford sees no alternative to planting 80,000 ha of extra trees per year. And that won't happen without a change in Government policy
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1 Nov 16, 12:19pm
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Jenée Tibshraeny on how life insurance will continue to be 'sold' and not 'bought' without more transparency
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31 Oct 16, 9:08am
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NZ economy vulnerable to risk of reinsurers charging insurers a premium for uncertainty caused by delayed EQC Act review
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27 Oct 16, 1:58pm
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Fire Service Commission proposes insurance policyholders up their contributions to the service by nearly 40% next year
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27 Oct 16, 7:36am
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EQC Act review stalled by 'the complexity of the issues and ongoing engagement with insurance industry stakeholders', Treasury says
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