EIA participation rates dive

Koco, Linda
October 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/12/98, Vol. 102 Issue 41, p1
Focuses on the assertions of The Advantage Group President Jack Marrion that the participation rates for point-to-point equity index annuities have dropped. Participation rate as figure insurers use to measure the percent of gain in an equity index; Drop in rates of up to 40 percent; Factors affecting the trend.


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