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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
German business cycle strengthens despite weak sentiment
  • Q1 GDP growth at 0.4 % (q/q) was driven by household consumption and investment activity.
  • Strong service sector performance compensated for a continued decline in manufacturing.
  • Sentiment indicators support the divergence between manufacturing and service sectors despite indications of weaker service sentiment.
Unconditional insurance convergence in CEE
  • The Czech economy is the first to reach current German income per capita in 2046, while Ukraine would be the last to reach today’s German living standards in 2077. 
  • Insurance markets grow with income by more than 1:1 during transition. Thus, continued convergence in income levels is set to foster convergence in insurance penetration.
Economic resilience endures in CEE
  • While the global and Euro Area business cycles slow, the economic expansion remains surprisingly strong in CEE.
  • The region shows a high degree of economic integration with the Euro Area, yet strong domestic demand more than compensates for the weakening external conditions.
  • Improvements in labor markets have been broad based and rising wages support household consumption as, so far, inflation remains rather muted.
  • The region’s strong growth performance drives economic convergence. For it to persist, digital capacities will be essential to close the gap to an evolving technological frontier.
Österreichs Wirtschaft setzt die Expansion mit einem geringeren Tempo fort. 
  • Auf eine Abkühlung des Wirtschaftswachstums folgt eine Stabilisierung.
  • Die Industrie und insbesondere der Bausektor expandieren seit Beginn des Jahres. 
  • Die positive Entwicklung am Arbeitsmarkt verflacht sich, aber Jobs am Bau boomten zu Jahresbeginn.
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Top Releases

UNIQA Capital Markets Weekly
      
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. 

Change in Management of UNIQA Liechtenstein
      
  • Carsten Abraham appointed as CEO of UNIQA Versicherung Aktiengesellschaft, Vaduz in addition of current CFO responsibilities
  • Ismar Daniel Kühneisen exits UNIQA Group

UNIQA Capital Markets Weekly
      
German business cycle strengthens despite weak sentiment
  • Q1 GDP growth at 0.4 % (q/q) was driven by household consumption and investment activity.
  • Strong service sector performance compensated for a continued decline in manufacturing.
  • Sentiment indicators support the divergence between manufacturing and service sectors despite indications of weaker service sentiment.