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Insurers brace for impact of new risk-based capital rules

Their capital adequacy ratios are estimated to fall by 50-60% under the proposed RBC 2
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 05:50
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Insurers here are bracing themselves for choppy waters ahead as proposed enhancements to the existing risk-based capital framework (RBC 1) imply substantially higher capital requirements, forcing them to relook their product offerings and investment strategies. PHOTO: ST

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INSURERS here are bracing themselves for choppy waters ahead as proposed enhancements to the existing risk-based capital framework (RBC 1) imply substantially higher capital requirements, forcing them to relook their product offerings and investment strategies.

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