Investment Yields Turn Positive in 2010

Mirabella, Rosemarie
October 2011
Best's Review;Oct2011, Vol. 112 Issue 6, p100
Trade Publication
The article reports that the reported statutory portfolio investment yields reversed a four-year declining trend in 2010 with a modest uptick in yield of 10 basis points. Also, it has been announced by the U.S. Federal Reserve in August 2011 that it expects to keep interest rates at current low level s until atleast mid-2013. A chart showing asset distribution in life/health insurance sector in 2010 in the U.S. is also presented.


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