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Margin Compression and Rationalisation Seen for Insurers

Christopher Han, Associate Director, Fitch Ratings

29-Mar-17 09:20

Margin Compression and Rationalisation Seen for Insurers

Total premiums in the insurance sector increased by 4.4% to RM61.3b, continuing its positive trend as insurers tap into the country's under-insured market. The second phase of the motor detariffication set to take effect on July 2017 will likely spur further rationalisation and possibly lead to margin compression as competition intensifies.  


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