A computer failure paralyzes the Health Insurance site

Users have the option of logging into their account but they are blocked when validating their work stoppage. The Health Insurance site has been accumulating computer problems since last night. According to the DownDetector site, the first reports began around 5 p.m. Wednesday and peaked at 10 a.m. on Thursday. For users, unable to log … Read more

Zurich Insurance withdraws from Russia by reselling its activities to its local team

The Swiss insurer Zurich Insurance will sell its activities in Russia to its local team in order to withdraw from the market, it announced on Friday without revealing the financial details of the transaction. The group has signed an agreement with eleven members of its team in Russia to resell its activities in the country … Read more

CNP Assurances posts net profit up 2.7% to 316 million euros

CNP Assurances announced Thursday a net profit in the first quarter up 2.7% year on year, to 316 million euros, however reduced by provisions. The group has in fact endowed theprovision for surplus participation“of 172 million euros, “out of caution” and “given the uncertainties that may arise between now and the end of the year“Commented … Read more

Wall Street unscrews again, technology and energy in mind

The New York Stock Exchange fell again on Monday May 9, weighed down by technology and energy stocks, reflecting concerns about inflation, the response of the American central bank (Fed) and a possible recession. According to final results, the Dow Jones index dropped 1.99% to 32,245.70 points. Read alsoAccording to INSEE, inflation will soar to … Read more

Overweight men die more often from prostate cancer

The risk of dying from prostate cancer is higher in overweight men, concludes a large study published Thursday, May 5, without establishing a direct physiological link between these two phenomena. Read alsoCancers: “signaturesto paint a more accurate picture of tumors This study, published in the journal BMC Medicine, is of unprecedented scope on the subject. … Read more

The ACPR lectures life insurance distributors after failing controls

The Prudential Control and Resolution Authority (ACPR) called to order life insurance professionals on Tuesday who did not respect their duties of advice to fragile public, after a series of failing controls. “Following several on-site inspections, the ACPR noted shortcomings in the marketing of life insurance contracts to financially fragile customers or customers in difficulty“says … Read more

The French Insurance Federation changes its name to France Assureurs

The French Insurance Federation (FFA) announced on Wednesday that it was changing its name to France Assureurs, on the occasion of its wishes to the press, and launching an online platform dedicated to the presidential election. The name change is accompanied by a new visual identity, including a new blue white red logo, a redesign … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

Tesla recalls vehicles in China for the second time in less than a month

The American electric car giant Tesla is recalling nearly 15,000 vehicles in China for the second time this month due to a software problem, the Chinese regulator announced on Friday. The cars concerned have a defect in the speed display, said the market regulator (SAMR). “In extreme cases, this increases the risk of an accident … Read more

The Central African Republic adopts bitcoin as legal tender

The Central African Republic, the second least developed country in the world according to the UN, has adopted bitcoin as its official currency alongside the CFA franc and legalized the use of cryptocurrencies, the presidency announced on Wednesday, ensuring that it is the first country to do so in Africa. Read alsoRussia would use bitcoins … Read more