The US rating agency's Latin American subsidiary establishes a formal presence in Panama and eyes a larger regional footprint.
The segment is highly important for many insurers.
AUM at the country's pension fund managers decreased only by 0.12% last month after having recorded a massive drop in October.
The Swiss giant's local unit does not have authorization to offer some of the lines that QBE currently sells.
The life insurance segment is growing at more than twice the speed of the whole industry, and yet penetration remains stubbornly low, according to insurer association AMIS.
Authorities advance towards eventual adoption of a risk-based supervision model.
Statistics agency Dane releases November inflation data. Insurers oppose tax plans.
Local insurer SulAmérica expects robust growth next year in its main lines of business: health and vehicle insurance.
Private equity firm Bain Capital sold part of its shares in the Brazilian healthcare provider.