Two Merrill Fixed-Income Indexes Aim to Help Banks, Insurers

Johnson, Matthew
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/18/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32074, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the launch of two new types of fixed-income index products designed to give performance measurements to banks and insurance companies by Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. in the U.S. Usability of the service in customizing a benchmark to account for investment policy guidelines; Features of the Enterprise Based Investment Benchmarks; Long-term implications of the indexes on investments.


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