With an ultimate forward rate-based extrapolation looking very likely for Solvency II, the Royal Bank of Scotland Insurance ALM Advisory team has carried out extensive research on optimal hedge strategies...
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This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future