Asia-Pacific insurance sector leans further towards structured products

Asia-Pacific insurance sector leans further towards structured products

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Insurance-linked structured products on the up across Asia-Pacific

"Insurance policies with returns linked to equity indexes here in the [Asia-Pacific] region are appealing to Asian investors, and we've certainly seen success in Taiwan and Malaysia," says Chris Lee, head of global markets investment products and db-X, Asia at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong. Deutsche closed a trade in equity-linked insurance policies in Taiwan in April, with returns based on the formula-adjusted performance of the Kospi Index in South Korea and a redemption guarantee of 154% at a

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