Minister Carlos Alvarado announces 351 new cases and one death due to Covid-19

Today, Venezuela registered 249 community cases, of which 142 are related to the focus of the Las Pulgas de Maracaibo market, the rest of the cases are registered in: Miranda: 19 Merida: 11 Bolívar: 19 Capital District: 34 Sugar: 14 Yaracuy: 3 Trujillo: 3 Monagas: 2 Lara: 1 Anzoátegui: 1 101 international cases were also […]

Statement of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Caracas on the notifications delivered by PDVSA to fuel dispensers on June 27, 2020

The Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Caracas before the offices delivered by Petróleos de Venezuela, SA (“PDVSA”) to the representatives of various service stations on June 27, 2020, through which they were exhorted to the “delivery” of the aforementioned fuel outlets, states that: Considering That the States of Exception decreed by the National […]

Insurer Axa loses in dispute over restaurant closings

Waiter with a mask Bars and restaurants have been closed in many countries to slow the spread of the corona virus. (Photo: Bloomberg) Paris The French industry giant AXA has suffered a defeat in the dispute over business closure insurance for hotels and restaurants in the corona crisis. A commercial court awarded the operator of […]

Allianz’s new financial platform is taking shape

Frankfurt Europe’s largest insurer Allianz is moving ahead with its planned new financial platform. The new head of the group fintech, Iconic Finance, Bernd Storm van’s Gravesande, has entered into an important first cooperation for the company, whose offers are intended to compete with the major financial institutions digitally. Accordingly, Fintech Iconic Finance, which operates […]

Real estate jewels: Smaller university cities attractive for investors

April 21, 2020, 12:08 Not only metropolises such as Berlin, Munich or Hamburg, but above all also smaller university cities are reporting growing student numbers. Housing in large cities is becoming increasingly expensive and students have to switch to smaller cities. The question that concerns many prospective buyers and investors: Is it worth buying property […]

Corona could cost insurers more than $ 200 billion

London The corona crisis will bring the insurance industry the biggest loss in its history. The insurance market Lloyd’s of London estimates that the cost could add up to $ 203 billion this year alone. The total is made up of $ 107 billion in insurance losses and $ 96 billion in investment losses. The […]

Innkeepers feel abandoned by insurers

Düsseldorf, Frankfurt March 21 was over. The Berlin restaurateur Ludger Gawlitta has had no guests since that day. Not in the “Kantine Deluxe”, which he has been operating on Hackescher Markt for six years, and not in the branch at the main train station that opened two years ago. For the past six weeks, Gawlitta […]

Experts advise the financial sector to invest heavily in AI

Accordingly, those responsible in banks and insurers rate the technology as very important. But often there is a lack of usable data and employees with AI competence. The budgets are also limited. The conclusion of study author Michael Berns is therefore sobering. “Many banks and insurers are experimenting with artificial intelligence, but often do not […]

Brave muscle play by Allianz with the dividend payment

alliance The alliance held its general meeting online due to the corona crisis on Wednesday. (Photo: dpa) “The true generosity of the future is to give everything in the present,” said the philosopher Albert Camus. The management of Europe’s largest insurer Allianz seems to see it similarly. At the Annual General Meeting, the Dax Group […]

Talanx joins supplier EWE

Flags of the insurance company Talanx fly before a general meeting Talanx intends to adhere to the planned dividend at tomorrow’s general meeting. (Photo: dpa) Munich Germany’s third largest insurer Talanx claims to be a three-digit million sum from the North German regional supplier EWE. The listed company there is a co-investor in the French […]