Bancassurance becomes main service earner for banks Business

Bancassurance becomes main service earner for banks

Instead of the modest contribution made previously, the insurance business segment, or bancassurance (banks co-operate with insurers to sell insurance products), has now become the main source of income from service activities for many banks.
Banks, insurers boost bancassurance to get returns Business

Banks, insurers boost bancassurance to get returns

Banks and insurance companies are ramping up cooperation in selling life insurance products (bancassurance) to cash in on the high growth segment as some have posted annual triple-digit growth rates in the business.
State budget collection estimated to hit 60.2 billion USD Business

State budget collection estimated to hit 60.2 billion USD

State budget collection was estimated to reach almost 1.4 quadrillion VND ND (60.2 billion USD) this year, 6 percent higher than the estimate, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung told a teleconference between the government and localities cities in Hanoi on December 28.
Bancassurance brings risks for insurers Business

Bancassurance brings risks for insurers

The model of distributing insurance products via banks (bancassurance) has contributed significantly to increasing insurers’ revenue, but experts warned that the overheating growth of the business could cause insurers to have to pay compensations due to mistakes made by bank employees, who also act as insurance products consultants.
Insurers’ total assets reach over 15 billion USD Business

Insurers’ total assets reach over 15 billion USD

Total assets of Vietnamese insurance companies in the first eight months of the year surged sharply by 35.16 percent year-on-year to nearly 365.52 trillion VND (15.55 billion USD), a report from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) showed.
Vietcombank seeks bancassurance partnership Business

Vietcombank seeks bancassurance partnership

The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank), coded VCB on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, plans to invite bids from insurers for exclusive rights to distribute life insurance products through its network.