Falling interest rates rattle life portfolios

Bell, Allison
October 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/26/98, Vol. 102 Issue 43, p67
Reports on the impact of the rapid decrease of interest rates on life insurance investors in the United States. Preference of insurers to keep their money in bonds that will mature when cash is needed to make fixed-rate annuity payments; Increase in the amount of unwanted cash; Bad financial performance of life insurers.


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