Press releases overview
  • Actuarial risks in property and casualty insurance mapped more accurately by partial internal model
  • Model approved by FMA
  • SCR ratio up from 215 per cent to 259 per cent

CEE: Poland

  • The National Bank of Poland has kept its monetary policy rate unchanged at 1.5 %.
  • The minutes of the November meeting show a lively discourse within the Monetary Policy Council.
  • Headline inflation has reached the 2.5 % inflation target but core inflation remains low.
  • Wage pressure on inflation remains limited, so far, as unit labor costs remain stable.
  • Strong growth in construction activity points towards a recovery in investment.

The Rise of Debt in China

  • Stylized facts document the astonishing rise of corporate debt in China.
  • The Great Recession stopped the rise of private debt in advanced economies, while governments bear a larger part of the debt burden.

CEE

  • Divergence of monetary policy trajectories continues among CE central banks.
  • The National Bank of Hungary introduces two unconventional instruments to flatten the yield curve (effective from January 2018) while other CE central banks start with monetary policy normalization.
  • New instruments: interest rate swaps (maturities: 5Y and 10Y); purchasing programme of mortgage bonds (maturities: +3Y).

Eurozone

  • Solid Q3 growth in Germany and around the Euro Area


CEE

  • Economic growth in the CEE region further accelerates.
  • Romania stands out with 8.6 % (y/y) GDP growth in Q3 followed by the Czech Republic and Poland.
  • The medium-term growth pattern suggests growth to be driven by domestic demand.
  • New executive portfolios to be created for future issues of ‘digitisation’ and ‘evolving customer expectations and market requirements’
  • Alexander Bockelmann to head up new “digitisation” executive portfolio at UNIQA Austria and UNIQA International, thereby assuming Group-wide responsibility for this area
  • Sabine Usaty-Seewald to take on new “customers and markets” portfolio at UNIQA Austria
  • Both directors to assume new appointments from 1 January 2018
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Top Releases

UNIQA applies partial internal model in property and casualty insurance for Solvency II
      
  • Actuarial risks in property and casualty insurance mapped more accurately by partial internal model
  • Model approved by FMA
  • SCR ratio up from 215 per cent to 259 per cent

UNIQA Capital Markets Weekly
      

CEE: Poland

  • The National Bank of Poland has kept its monetary policy rate unchanged at 1.5 %.
  • The minutes of the November meeting show a lively discourse within the Monetary Policy Council.
  • Headline inflation has reached the 2.5 % inflation target but core inflation remains low.
  • Wage pressure on inflation remains limited, so far, as unit labor costs remain stable.
  • Strong growth in construction activity points towards a recovery in investment.

UNIQA Capital Markets Weekly
      

The Rise of Debt in China

  • Stylized facts document the astonishing rise of corporate debt in China.
  • The Great Recession stopped the rise of private debt in advanced economies, while governments bear a larger part of the debt burden.