AXA (ADR) (Public, NYSE:AXA) is the holding company of the AXA Group. It operates through five business segments: Life & Savings, Property & Casualty, International Insurance, Asset Management and Banking.
The Life & Savings segment offers a range of life and savings products, including individual and group savings retirement products, life and health products. The Property & Casualty segment includes a range of products, including mainly motor, household, property and general liability insurance for both personal and commercial customers. The International Insurance segment’s operations include insurance products that specifically relate to AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance. The Asset Management segment includes diversified asset management (including investment fund management) and related services. The Banking Segment includes banking activities conducted primarily in France and Belgium.
Aquaculture handbook to help develop the sector Pakistan
Pakistani scientists together with the US Department of Agriculture and American Soybean Association launched a handbook aimed at improving aquaculture practices in the Asian country.
Vulnerable marine ecosystems in African coast sought Spain
Researchers from the Spanish Institute of Oceanography and the University of Vigo, belonging to the science team EcoAfrik project, are participating in an offshore oceanographic campaign, off the coast of South Africa and Namibia, looking for Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems that require protection.
Geoduck exporters complicated by Hong Kong Canada
B.C. geoduck exporters were forced to stop their daily shipments to Hong Kong due to a ban issued by Chinese authorities citing unacceptable levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning.