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Expert View
Expert View

Access to underwriters more important than commissions

Access to underwriters is the service aspect most sought after by commercial lines brokers ahead of sector expertise and competitive commissions. Commercial insurers looking for growth should take heed.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Jun 2014
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Account aggregation: 61% of eFS customers will take advantage

Published By Datamonitor
29 Apr 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Account aggregation: winning over the critics

Account aggregation remains on the banking scene. Its critics have been unable to kill it off and now Cahoot and First Direct have announced that they will launch services in early 2003. With other banks such as Barclays, Lloyds TSB and Co-operative all showing an interest, 2003 looks set to be a critical year for account aggregation in the UK.

Published By Datamonitor
07 Nov 2002
Expert View
Expert View

Account portability in Australia is one step closer, but major challenges remain

One of the key objectives of the new banking reform launched by the Australian government is to conduct a feasibility study for implementing full account number portability. While this is a positive step for consumers, who will be able to keep their account numbers when switching providers, Datamonitor believes that there are major challenges which need to be addressed.

Published By Datamonitor
15 Dec 2010
Expert View
Expert View

Account portability is no panacea

The Financial Conduct Authority has mooted account portability as a remedy to the low switching levels in the UK current account market. However, without providing more reasons to switch, simply making it easier to do so is likely to be ineffectual.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Mar 2015
Expert View
Expert View

ACE/Chubb: no great risk for UK insurance

Chubb's acquisition by fellow giant ACE marks a huge development in global insurance - one which may spell trouble for the overall market. Within the UK space, however, the combined weight of the two firms is not likely to have a significant impact.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Jul 2015
Expert View
Expert View

ADCB follows HNW clients to Singapore

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank is to open a representative office in Singapore. With a fifth of the funds offshored by UAE residents booked into the Asian city state, this offers a key competitive advantage necessary in the crowded Emirates banking market.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Nov 2014
Expert View
Expert View

Added-value services are key to premium positioning

Banks seeking to move from the status of commodity to premium providers should consider offering enhanced services such as rewards programs to improve customer loyalty and goodwill.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Jun 2013
Expert View
Expert View

Admiral deal signals evolution of telematics

Admiral's new telematics partnership with Redtail illustrates how telematics offerings are becoming more sophisticated and - perhaps more importantly - that insurers are increasingly looking to harness the Big Data they have access to.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Jul 2015
Expert View
Expert View

Admiral looks closer to home as insurers seek to diversify

UK car insurer Admiral has announced that from 2011 it will commence underwriting household insurance products. This is a public display of diversification from the direct insurer, which Datamonitor research indicates is currently sixth largest in the motor market. The move bodes well for Admiral, but more significantly suggests a burgeoning trend of players branching out in the insurance market.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Jul 2010

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