Budget 2013 has many implications for general insurance sector: G Srinivasan, The New India Assurance CO

The Budget has many positive implications for the General Insurance Sector. Banks being allowed at act as Insurance Brokers will increase insurance penetration as the large number of Bank Branches could be leveraged to distribute Insurance Products in a more effective manner, said the CMD of The New India Assurance CO. Read more

State insurers latch on to investment income

There’s something about investment return as far as state general insurers are concerned. With gains round the corner, this looks to be their best possible bet to make up for their underwriting losses. And less discounting of premiums and offloading high-risk portfolios mean there’s a double sweetener on the hands. Read more

New India Assurance turns around, reports net profit of Rs 517 cr

New India Assurance, the largest general insurance company in India, has reported a net profit of Rs 517 crore in the third quarter ended December 2012 on rising premium income and improved operational efficiency. It had posted a loss of Rs 177 crore in the corresponding period of previous fiscal. Read more