Generali Can Meet Targets Despite Coronavirus, CEO Says

Mar.13 — Assicurazioni Generali SpA Chief Executive Officer Philippe Donnet discusses Italy’s measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the impact of the disease on Europe’s economy, and the outlook for the firm’s insurance business. He spoke on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe” after the company said full-year profit rose by 16%, boosted by disposals in Germany and Belgium and growing assets under management.

In This Story: Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest.

It covers an area of 30,689 km2 (11,849 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.5 million, making it the 22nd most densely populated country in the world and the 6th most densely populated country in Europe, with a density of 376 per square kilometre (970/sq mi). The capital and largest city is Brussels; other major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi, Liège, Bruges, Namur, and Leuven.

Legally, Belgium is a sovereign state and a federal constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system. Its institutional organization is complex and is structured on both regional and linguistic grounds. It is divided into three highly autonomous regions: the Flemish Region in the north, Wallonia in the south, and the Brussels-Capital Region.

2 Recent Items: Belgium

  • India Cities Reinstate Lockdowns Amid Discovery of a Double Mutant Virus Variant
  • Belgium, Switzerland start cautious reopening as infections drop
  • In This Story: Germany

    Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe. It lies between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south.

    Germany is a federal parliamentary republic led by a chancellor. With over 83 million inhabitants of its 16 constituent states, it is the second-most populous country in Europe after Russia, as well as the most populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city is Berlin, and its financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr.

    5 Recent Items: Germany

  • Breakaway ‘Super League’ threatens UEFA Champions League | DW News
  • Annalena Baerbock: The Green Party’s candidate to succeed chancellor Angela Merkel | DW News
  • PUTIN, MERKEL, BIDEN and the pipeline of DISCORDY – VisualPolitik EN
  • Navalny’s Team Calls For Protests As His Health Deteriorates
  • Flags fly at half-mast across German capital as nation mourns COVID victims
  • In This Story: Italy

    Italy is a republic in central Europe which forms a peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea as well as bordering France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. The islands of Sardinia and Sicily form part of the main territory of Italy. Italy is part of the Eurozone, having entered the common currency on 1st January 1999.

    The capital, Rome, is home to the Vatican as well as landmark art and ancient ruins. Other major cities include Florence, with Renaissance masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s “David” and Brunelleschi’s Duomo; Venice, the city of canals; and Milan, Italy’s fashion capital.

    4 Recent Items: Italy

  • Breakaway ‘Super League’ threatens UEFA Champions League | DW News
  • Top European clubs plan to form new Super League
  • UEFA threatens to ban clubs that join breakaway Super League
  • Juventus, Manchester United say 12 European top clubs agreed to establish Super League
  • Leave a Comment