Govt to sell stake in LIC in two stages to avoid market disruption

The government may not initially sell a 10% stake in Life Insurance Corp. of India (LIC) through an initial public offering (IPO), choosing instead to sell 5-6%, followed by a similar second public offering, given the mammoth size of the state-run insurer, four people aware of the development said. Although the valuation exercise of LIC … Read more

HDFC Life pins hopes on Wise to thrive in a post-covid world

As the government eased restrictions, the insurer is gradually opening its branches, though its headquarters in a Mumbai red zone remains shut. As of now, 236 out of the 421 branches are open. In offices that seat a large number of employees, the company has only half or one-third of employees at work. “We are … Read more