NU Online News Service, July 22, 2004, 4:48 p.m. EDT
Korean life insurers are getting away from stock market volatility by emphasizing protection products.[@@]
Donovan North, an analyst in the Hong Kong office of Moody’s Investors Service, makes that point in a report on the Korean life market.
The Korean life market has gone through tough times since the East Asian Tigers Crisis of the late 1990s. Foreign insurers are doing a better job of competing with the “Big 3″ Korean life insurers and smaller Korean life insurers, North writes in the report.