Press releases overview
  1. Central Europe: Resilience weakens
  2. Russia: Growth variability
Does the US economy need a mid-cycle adjustment?
  • The US business cycle remains healthy, despite being the longest in history.
  • Personal consumption drives the expansion, supported by a strong labor market. 
  • Fed lowered interest rate to 2.25 %, in light of trade related uncertainty and downside risks to the outlook.
  • There is no clear-cut monetary policy case for the Fed’s mid-cycle adjustment, which remains ambiguous also within the FOMC.
ECB’s departure from monetary policy normalization
  • ECB prepares new steps to provide additional monetary stimulus (lower deposit rate, QE).
  • Medium-term inflation outlook is no longer in line with ECB’s inflation aim and deterioration of inflation expectations has become more evident.
  • Moderate EA growth endures and risks remain tilted to the downside as uncertainties prolong.
Quarterly Macroeconomic Outlook
  • Prolonged uncertainty is enough to justify monetary policy easing
  • The Euro Area outlook is split between mounting uncertainty about business and investors’ sentiment – implying a continuing slowdown – and a profound labor market picture.
  • CEE outstrips growth in advanced economies substantially. Eastern European EU member states remain the growth leaders among EU countries. Low inflation and interest rates as well as multi-year lows in unemployment underpin a favorable business environment.
  • Monetary policy easing is back on the table
Russia: Low growth and lower interest rates
  • After a growth bounce in Q4 2018, GDP growth returned to more moderate level in 2019.
  • Weak growth and declining inflation pave way for the central bank to accommodate monetary policy. 
Carsten Abraham appointed as CEO
  • Carsten Abraham appointed as CEO of UNIQA Versicherung Aktiengesellschaft, Vaduz in addition of current CFO responsibilities
  • Ismar Daniel Kühneisen exits UNIQA Group
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Top Releases

UNIQA Capital Markets Weekly
      
  1. Central Europe: Resilience weakens
  2. Russia: Growth variability

UNIQA Capital Markets Weekly
      
Does the US economy need a mid-cycle adjustment?
  • The US business cycle remains healthy, despite being the longest in history.
  • Personal consumption drives the expansion, supported by a strong labor market. 
  • Fed lowered interest rate to 2.25 %, in light of trade related uncertainty and downside risks to the outlook.
  • There is no clear-cut monetary policy case for the Fed’s mid-cycle adjustment, which remains ambiguous also within the FOMC.

UNIQA Capital Markets Weekly
      
ECB’s departure from monetary policy normalization
  • ECB prepares new steps to provide additional monetary stimulus (lower deposit rate, QE).
  • Medium-term inflation outlook is no longer in line with ECB’s inflation aim and deterioration of inflation expectations has become more evident.
  • Moderate EA growth endures and risks remain tilted to the downside as uncertainties prolong.