In 2013 volumes grew in all financial service categories. The quickest growth could be seen in the funds sector 19%, with the growth no longer relying solely on pension funds, but also on equity funds and real estate funds. The popularity of investment products was enhanced by low interest rates, which forced people to search for alternatives to term deposits.
The total volume of clients’ deposits grew by 8% (i.e. 1 billion euros) in 2013, supported mainly by the growth in demand deposits and overnight deposits. The total volume of loan portfolios of banks grew by 2.2% (i.e. 309 million euros) in 2013.
The volume of insurance premiums in life insurance grew by 9% in 2013, amounting to 74 million euros. The volume of insurance premiums in non-life insurance grew by 6%.