In the news today: Old Mutual decides against insuring crypto miners, Naked grows its user base by 20% a month since its launch one year ago, Capital Legacy appoints an MD and 2019 IRMSA Annual Conference bookings are now open

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Old Mutual decides against insuring crypto miners

Insurance company Old Mutual says it will not insure computers used for crypto-currency mining. In a statement today, the company says the world of crypto-currencies or digital currencies is growing rapidly as digitisation continues to disrupt the financial services industry.  READ MORE

Naked grows its user base by 20% a month since its launch one year ago

Naked, the artificial intelligence-driven car insurance provider, has grown its user base by an average of 20% a month since its launch one year ago and is now looking to expand into new short-term insurance product categories, growing its car insurance customer base, and continuing to expand its team.  READ MORE

Structured products address “protection vs participation” dilemma facing investors

One of the key challenges for investment advisers in the current climate is to decide on positioning in what looks to be a mature global equity market. While the risk of a major correction or sell-off in the next two to three years needs to be taken into account, there’s also the “fear of missing out” on an extended bull market run.  READ MORE

Capital Legacy appoints an MD

In line with Capital Legacy’s growth plans, the fiduciary services and insurance provider has appointed a managing director and redistributed responsibilities on an executive level. READ MORE

2019 IRMSA Annual Conference

IRMSA announces that the 2019 Annual conference will be taking place at Gallagher Convention centre on 2 and 3 October with a master class being held on 4 October. Bookings are open. Register now and secure an early bird rate.  READ MORE