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.
Whale shark capture and trade banned Peru
The Ministry of Production announced a ban on whale shark (Rhincodon typus) capture in marine waters of Peruvian jurisdiction as well as its landing, transportation, retention, processing and marketing.
Industry praises financial aid for paua fishermen New Zealand
Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the financial assistance package announced by the Government for the Kaikoura commercial paua divers, who have been under considerable financial stress since last year’s earthquake.