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  • Premiums written up by 1.2 per cent to €5,373 million
  • Combined ratio improved from 96.8 per cent to 96.4 per cent
  • Earnings before taxes stable at €295.7 million – adjusted for the sale of Casino, +19.5 per cent
  • Dividend proposal for 2019 raised by 1 cent to €0.54 per share.
  • Outlook: In 2020, earnings before taxes are expected to be at the level of 2019
The dilemma of the Czech National Bank
  • The Czech National Bank raises the key interest rate amid accelerating inflation and despite a slowing economy.
  • I show the macroeconomic dynamics in a small open economy model for the Czech economy. Given muted growth in the Euro Area, the CNB’s move is ambiguous.
  • UNIQA purchases AXA subsidiaries in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia growth markets
  • Acquisition results in 5 million new customers and €800 million in additional premiums
  • Purchase price of around €1 billion
The strategic review of the ECB: Disappointing the critics
  • From “below but close” to a symmetric inflation target implies low-for-longer.
  • QE works and is part of the toolkit but negative side effects must be part of the central bank’s economic analysis.
  • Contrary to public perception, inflation mismeasurement has balanced effects on the consumer price index.
Quarterly Macroeconomic Outlook: Fragile growth
  • Eurozone: Stabilization at a moderate pace
  • Central and Eastern Europe: Gearing down
  • Central banks: Pause
Die negativen ökonomischen Konsequenzen der langfristig niedrigen Zinsen
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Top Releases

UNIQA Capital Markets Weekly
      
The dilemma of the Czech National Bank
  • The Czech National Bank raises the key interest rate amid accelerating inflation and despite a slowing economy.
  • I show the macroeconomic dynamics in a small open economy model for the Czech economy. Given muted growth in the Euro Area, the CNB’s move is ambiguous.

UNIQA expands in CEE
  • UNIQA purchases AXA subsidiaries in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia growth markets
  • Acquisition results in 5 million new customers and €800 million in additional premiums
  • Purchase price of around €1 billion

UNIQA Capital Markets Weekly
      
The strategic review of the ECB: Disappointing the critics
  • From “below but close” to a symmetric inflation target implies low-for-longer.
  • QE works and is part of the toolkit but negative side effects must be part of the central bank’s economic analysis.
  • Contrary to public perception, inflation mismeasurement has balanced effects on the consumer price index.