2Q VA sales hit record $27B

Carey, Rick
August 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/17/98, Vol. 102 Issue 33, p1
Reports on the sales performance of the variable annuity sector of the insurance industry in the United States during the second quarter of 1998. Year-to-date sales; Number of insurance companies that are on track to equal or exceed their 1997 sales volume; Companies that have a single product whose market share is substantial.


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