DEVELOPMENT OF INVESTMENT ACTIVITY OF COMMERCIAL INSURANCES IN SLOVAKIA AND HUNGARY IN THE PERIOD 2004 – 2009 Cover Image

VÝVOJ INVESTIČNEJ ČINNOSTI KOMERČNÝCH POISŤOVNÍ NA SLOVENSKU A V MAĎARSKU V OBDOBÍ 2004 – 2009
DEVELOPMENT OF INVESTMENT ACTIVITY OF COMMERCIAL INSURANCES IN SLOVAKIA AND HUNGARY IN THE PERIOD 2004 – 2009

Author(s): Anikó Fazekasová, Eva Kafkova
Subject(s): Business Economy / Management, Transformation Period (1990 - 2010)
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: insurance industry; technical reserves; investments; investment activity; insurance supervisory;
Summary/Abstract: Investment activity of insurance companies represents an integral part of their activities. Insurance companies operating in the Slovak and Hungarian insurance market play an important role of institutional investors. They invest the temporarily free means of technical reserves on domestic and foreign financial markets and through this activity support the macroeconomic growth. The article provides a comparison of the investment activities of insurance companies, as well as a comparison of the tasks of supervision of the insurance market in Slovakia and Hungary and their impact on investment portfolios.