Manulife reports 1Q16 core earnings of $905 million and net income of $1,045 million, strong top line growth, and continued positive net flows in its wealth and asset management businesses

C$ unless otherwise stated TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC  SEHK: 945 This quarterly earnings news release should be read in conjunction with the Company's unaudited First Quarter 2016 Report to Shareholders for the three months ended March 31, 2016, prepared in accordance with International Financi...

2016-05-05 19:53 3928

High Debt Levels in Asia Debunk Myths about Asians as Savers - Manulife Survey

HONG KONG, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- High levels of personal debt among investors inAsia debunk the conventional wisdom that Asians are prudent savers, according to new research from Manulife. The research findings support wider trends that suggest household debt levels inAsia are approaching...

2016-02-22 17:57 3105

Manulife Announces Senior Appointments in Hong Kong and Mainland China

HONG KONG, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife has announced new appointments to itsGreater China management team in Asia, including senior leadership changes in itsHong Kong operations and its life insurance joint venture in China . The announcement follows the continuous success and solid grow...

2016-02-01 15:59 5556

Manulife Kicks Off Major TV Campaign To Promote More Active Lifestyles

HONG KONG, Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Hong Kong has kicked off the second wave of a multimedia campaign with the launch of a new TV commercial today to encourageHong Kong consumers to embrace more active lifestyles through the ManulifeMOVE program. Featuring Cantopop star Pakho Chau, ...

2015-08-20 16:56 5571

Manulife Inspires Healthy Living with Innovative Approach to Insurance in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Asia is pleased to announce today the launch of ManulifeMOVE -- a unique insurance concept for consumers, encouraging them to be more active and stay healthy. The program, which kicks off inHong Kong, integrates an innovative activity-tracking p...

2015-08-10 13:29 4414

Manulife to Release Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

TORONTO, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK:945 Manulife Financial Corporation will release its second quarter 2015 financial results on the morning ofThursday, August 6, 2015. There will be a live webcast of the quarterly conference call wi...

2015-07-23 20:30 3415

DBS and Manulife Form 15-year Regional Life Bancassurance Partnership

SINGAPORE and TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DBS Bank Ltd and Manulife Financial Asia Limited are pleased to announce that they have entered into a 15-year regional distribution agreement covering four mutually significant markets, namelySingapore, Hong Kong, China and Indonesia. The agre...

2015-04-08 22:45 3027

Manulife Appoints Roy Gori as Head of Asia Division

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife today announced that Roy Gori has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Asia, effectiveMarch 1, 2015. Mr. Gori will report directly to Manulife President and Chief Executive Officer,Donald A. Guloien, and will become a mem...

2014-12-01 14:30 3937

"My pension won't cover the bills," Say Asia Investors -- Manulife Survey

HONG KONG, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian investors don't believe their mandatory pensions will be sufficient to cover their post-retirement expenses, and would like to see a raft of changes made to the pension system, according to new research from Manulife[1].

2014-08-26 11:43 2319

Singapore Investor Sentiment Hits a New High -- Manulife Survey

- Sentiment boosted by improved outlook on property, fixed income and mutual funds - Domestic economy ranked top 3 for growth by Singapore investors SINGAPORE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore investor sentiment rose in the second quarter of 2014 to its highest level since the launc...

2014-08-26 11:25 2672

Year of the Horse Spells More Toil, Less Leisure, as Singaporeans Expect to Work into their 70s – Manulife Survey

-- Singaporeans expect to work 3 years longer and retire 4 years later than their Asia peers SINGAPORE, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Singaporeans usher in the Year of the Horse, the equine qualities of steadfastness, strength and staying power seem to be top of mind as they consider retiremen...

2014-01-27 09:30 1395

Asia Investors' Three Common Retirement Mistakes: Life, Money, Work -- Manulife Survey

-- Asia investors underestimate their life expectancy by up to 5 years -- Investors perceive their retirement expenses will be two-thirds of current income, but actual needs will likely be much higher -- More than half plan to work during retirement, but their ability to do so is overestim...

2014-01-27 09:30 1648

Asia Investor Sentiment Buoyed by Japan Optimism, Better Equities – Manulife Survey

-- Fixed income in favor but not in portfolios -- Sentiment towards stocks higher, fuelled by Japan -- Cash holdings excessive, not a safe haven HONG KONG, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A sharp improvement in Japanese investor sentiment, along with a general warming towards equities, li...

2014-01-27 07:30 1572

Manulife Hong Kong Launches Ad Campaign to Point out New Realities of Retirement

Hongkongers urged to start preparing early to enjoy a worry-free life after work HONG KONG, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Hong Kong( http://www.manulife.com.hk ) launched a multi-channel, consumer-oriented campaign today to encourage Hongkongers to re-think how prepared they are for reti...

2013-08-15 21:02 2985