Articles by Matthieu Protard and Inti Landauro

XL Insurance to Cut Coal Industry Business Under Parent AXA’s Climate Order

AXA, France’s biggest insurer, has extended its climate change policy to its recently acquired XL division, joining a growing list of European insurers that have taken action to help to tackle global warming. AXA, Europe’s second largest insurer after Allianz, …

French Insurer CNP Declines to Comment About Merger Speculation

French insurer CNP, which has been the subject of merger speculation, reiterated its annual earnings growth targets as it posted higher interim net profits. CNP’s first-half net profits rose 2.3 percent to 672 million euros ($783.55 million). Excluding the effects …