From Brazil to Brunei: The Effect of Oil on the Insurance Industry
Brazil could be the next hotspot for the oil industry but Brunei is struggling. Axco examines recent events and the future of these two differing economies, as well as discussing the oil trends' effect on the insurance industry, including employee benefits.
Changing Models in Medical Insurance: Evolving Cost Structures
CVS Health Corp, one of the largest U.S. pharmacy benefits managers, has offered to buy Aetna Inc., the third-largest US health insurer, for a reported eye-watering $69bn (the deal awaits regulatory approval).
Life Sciences: The Role of Technology
The prevention, diagnosis and cure of disease involve constant research and testing of new procedures. In the modern age, medical devices perform a critical role in the lives of millions of people across the world.
Belt and Road Recipients Balance Strategic Risks with Economic Opportunities
China's Belt and Road Initiative has attracted governments seeking funding for much-needed infrastructure projects, especially in developing countries with acute population and fiscal pressures.