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LIC regains market in new business premium; private peers cede ground

LIC's market share had peaked at 68.25 per cent in Q3FY23 and gradually declined over subsequent quarters

LIC regains market in new business premium; private peers cede ground
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 12:20 AM IST

Life insurers extend rally on healthy growth in Q1; ICICI Pru at 52-wk high

As India marches forward to join the ranks of developed nations, the demand for long-term savings, protection and annuity products will only accelerate, believe life insurers.

Life insurers extend rally on healthy growth in Q1; ICICI Pru at 52-wk high
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 3:04 PM IST

LIC's residual stake value surges in top groups on stock market boom

Value of investments in top conglomerates at Rs 4.39 trn, up 37.5%

LIC's residual stake value surges in top groups on stock market boom
Updated On : 07 Jul 2024 | 10:49 PM IST

LIC Chairman Siddhartha Mohanty re-designated managing director & CEO

Arnab Kumar Chowdhury and Charulatha S Kar have taken the charge of executive director (ED) of RBI

LIC Chairman Siddhartha Mohanty re-designated managing director & CEO
Updated On : 01 Jul 2024 | 11:12 PM IST

Stocks to Watch, June 18: Vodafone Idea, IndiGo, LIC, Pidilite Industries

Asia-Pacific markets were buzzing ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia's rate decision

Stocks to Watch, June 18: Vodafone Idea, IndiGo, LIC, Pidilite Industries
Updated On : 18 Jun 2024 | 7:28 AM IST

Mcap of 5 of top-10 valued firms jumps Rs 85,582 cr; LIC biggest gainer

Five of the top-10 most valued firms together added Rs 85,582.21 crore in market valuation last week, with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) emerging as the biggest gainer, in-line with positive trend in equities. Last week, BSE benchmark Sensex climbed 299.41 points or 0.39 per cent. The 30-share barometer hit its all-time high of 77,145.46 on June 13. While Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, Bharti Airtel, State Bank of India and LIC were the gainers, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), ICICI Bank, Infosys, Hindustan Unilever and ITC faced erosion from their market valuation. The five firms together lost Rs 84,704.81 crore from market valuation. The valuation of LIC jumped Rs 46,425.48 crore to Rs 6,74,877.25 crore, the most among the top-10 firms. The market capitalisation (mcap) of HDFC Bank rallied Rs 18,639.61 crore to Rs 12,14,965.13 crore. Reliance Industries added Rs 10,216.41 crore, taking its valuation to Rs 19,98,957.88 crore. The mcap of State Bank of India climbed

Mcap of 5 of top-10 valued firms jumps Rs 85,582 cr; LIC biggest gainer
Updated On : 16 Jun 2024 | 10:49 AM IST

LIC rallies 6% on heavy volumes; stock inches towards record high

The stock hit an intra-day high of Rs 1,062.60 on Friday, and has bounced back 21 per cent from last week's low of Rs 880.70 touched on June 4.

LIC rallies 6% on heavy volumes; stock inches towards record high
Updated On : 14 Jun 2024 | 12:57 PM IST

SBI Life, HDFC Life: Analysts pick top insurance stocks after May biz data

Insurance stocks to buy: In the immediate future, analysts said the revised surrender charges regulations, as and when they are announced, will be vital for growth trajectory in FY25

SBI Life, HDFC Life: Analysts pick top insurance stocks after May biz data
Updated On : 13 Jun 2024 | 12:21 AM IST

LIC's Adani group portfolio value surges 51.6% at Rs 66,000 crore

LIC trimmed its stake in group flagship Adani Enterprises from 4.26 per cent to 3.93 per cent over the past year

LIC's Adani group portfolio value surges 51.6% at Rs 66,000 crore
Updated On : 02 Jun 2024 | 11:17 PM IST

Listed CPSUs to pay record Rs 1.26 trillion equity dividend for FY24

State-run entities will distribute 26.8% of net profit as equity dividend in FY24 - lowest payout ratio in at least a decade

Listed CPSUs to pay record Rs 1.26 trillion equity dividend for FY24
Updated On : 01 Jun 2024 | 12:35 AM IST

After encouraging Q4, outlook positive for public sector insurer LIC

LIC has an industry leading position despite the aggressive catch up from private competitors

After encouraging Q4, outlook positive for public sector insurer LIC
Updated On : 30 May 2024 | 12:24 AM IST

LIC eyes double-digit FY25 premia growth and health insurance foray

Explore stake buy in standalone health insurer

LIC eyes double-digit FY25 premia growth and health insurance foray
Updated On : 28 May 2024 | 10:28 PM IST

LIC Q4 results: PAT rises 2% to Rs 13,763 cr, total income at Rs 2.5 trn

Insurance behemoth LIC on Monday posted a marginal 2 per cent increase in net profit at Rs 13,763 crore in the fourth quarter ended March 2024. The insurer had earned a profit of Rs 13,428 crore in the corresponding quarter a year earlier. The total income of the insurer during the reporting quarter rose to Rs 2,50,923 crore from Rs 2,00,185 crore in the same period of the previous fiscal, LIC said in a regulatory filing. LIC's income from first-year premium also improved to Rs 13,810 crore in the latest January-March quarter against Rs 12,811 crore in the same period of preceding fiscal. The income from renewal premiums in the reporting period rose to Rs 77,368 crore compared to Rs 76,009 crore a year ago. During the entire financial year ended March 2024, the insurer earned a profit of Rs 40,676 crore as compared to Rs 36,397 crore in the previous fiscal.

LIC Q4 results: PAT rises 2% to Rs 13,763 cr, total income at Rs 2.5 trn
Updated On : 27 May 2024 | 7:35 PM IST

Rules of the game

Exceptions for PSEs should be avoided

Rules of the game
Updated On : 16 May 2024 | 10:00 PM IST

LIC gets 3-year extension from Sebi to meet public shareholding norms

Sebi regulations require all listed companies to maintain a 25% public float, but firms with a post-issue market capitalisation exceeding Rs 1 trillion have a 5-year timeline to meet the 25% MPS rule

LIC gets 3-year extension from Sebi to meet public shareholding norms
Updated On : 15 May 2024 | 11:56 AM IST

Mcap of 6 of top-10 most valued firms decline by Rs 1.73 trn; HDFC lags

The combined market valuation of six of the top-10 most valued firms eroded by Rs 1,73,097.59 crore last week, with HDFC Bank and Life Insurance Corporation of India taking the maximum hit in line with weak equities. Last week, the BSE benchmark tanked 1,213.68 points or 1.64 per cent. The market valuation of HDFC Bank slumped Rs 60,678.26 crore to Rs 10,93,026.58 crore. LIC's valuation tanked Rs 43,168.1 crore to Rs 5,76,049.17 crore. Reliance Industries faced an erosion of Rs 36,094.96 crore to Rs 19,04,643.44 crore from its market valuation. The market capitalisation (mcap) of ICICI Bank declined by Rs 17,567.94 crore to Rs 7,84,833.83 crore, and that of State Bank of India went lower by Rs 11,780.49 crore to Rs 7,30,345.62 crore. ITC's valuation dipped by Rs 3,807.84 crore to Rs 5,40,838.13 crore. However, the mcap of Hindustan Unilever climbed Rs 33,270.22 crore to Rs 5,53,822.16 crore. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) added Rs 20,442.2 crore, taking its valuation to Rs ...

Mcap of 6 of top-10 most valued firms decline by Rs 1.73 trn; HDFC lags
Updated On : 12 May 2024 | 12:24 PM IST

LIC's premium collection in April at Rs 12,384 crore, highest since 2014

State-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) on Friday said its premium collection in April was Rs 12,384 crore, the highest for the month since 2014. Quoting Life Insurance Council's latest figures, the insurance behemoth said the total premium collected by LIC in April 2024 was Rs 12,383.64 crore -- 113.14 per cent higher than the Rs 5,810.10 crore premium collected the same month a year ago. The achievement can be attributed to LIC's implementation of innovative marketing strategies and its strong reputation for reliability and customer-centric services, the insurer said in a statement. These factors effectively reached a wider audience, resulting in increased policy uptake and premium collections, contributing significantly to LIC's success in posting its highest premium in 12 years, it said. Under the individual premium category, LIC collected a total premium of Rs 3,175.47 crore in April 2024 -- an increase of 25.17 per cent from Rs 2,537.02 crore in the same month a

LIC's premium collection in April at Rs 12,384 crore, highest since 2014
Updated On : 10 May 2024 | 9:37 PM IST

Base effect: Fuelled by LIC, life insurers clock 61% NBP in April

LIC's premium rose by 113 per cent to touch Rs 12,383.64 crore, while private life insurance companies reported 16.58 growth to Rs 7875.22 crore

Base effect: Fuelled by LIC, life insurers clock 61% NBP in April
Updated On : 09 May 2024 | 9:00 PM IST

LIC's total premium grows 26%, highest among listed peers in March

State-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) reported a 26.41 per cent increase in the total premium collected in March 2024 to Rs 36,300.62 crore compared to Rs 28,716.23 crore in the same month a year ago. LIC was followed by SBI Life Insurance Company in premium collection growth at 24.76 per cent. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company reported a 12.58 per cent growth. Another major insurer HDFC Life Insurance Company, however, reported a decline in premium collection at 20.05 per cent. As of March 2024, LIC commands a market share of 58.87 per cent based on premium collections, the state-owned insurer said quoting figures released by Life Insurance Council. Private insurers also experienced a surge in premium collection in March due to a last-minute rush by customers to avail of tax exemptions before the April 1 deadline for non-linked policies, it said. In March 2024, LIC's Group Yearly Renewable Premium surged by 200.62 per cent, and Group Premium by 47.17 per ...

LIC's total premium grows 26%, highest among listed peers in March
Updated On : 19 Apr 2024 | 8:58 PM IST

Govt open to selling stake in GIC Re, LIC in FY24/25, says report

"The government has received good feedback in investor roadshows for GIC, and is open to sell its 10% stake in tranches depending on its shares' value," the official said

Govt open to selling stake in GIC Re, LIC in FY24/25, says report
Updated On : 19 Apr 2024 | 7:00 PM IST