Insurers adjust their ALM to counter the risk of higher inflation

Inflated needs

hotairballoon

As commodity prices have risen and lax monetary policy used to stimulate growth, fears of rising inflation have increased. Although a sudden and sustained surge in inflation may still be an outlier risk, life companies know what is at stake should inflation stay high. This is why many of them have sought to take pre-emptive action, to see off the risk of high inflation, which would push up long-term interest rates before it has the chance to manifest itself.

This has helped push up the prices of

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: