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.
Where is ‘El Niño'? Peru
In an interesting article published by the Institute of Aquatic Resources of Peru under the title En Busca del Niño Perdido (In Search of the Lost Child), the organization notes that "El Niño phenomenon will not take place in the Peruvian coast."
Red tape halts federal ocean aquaculture plan United States
The long and expensive federal permitting processes for ocean aquaculture projects, which requires an extensive environmental monitoring and data collection performed by the interested party has been halted by the Federal Government to develop the activity.