Hedge Cost Index May 2019

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By Ram Kelkar, Daren Lockwood, Xiaohong Mo, Adam Schenck | 06 June 2019
The expected hedge cost for a hypothetical lifetime GMWB block (see Index Methodology1) is estimated to be 159 bps as of the end of May 2019, up 17 basis points from the previous month, driven by a decrease in long-term interest rates.

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Risk Management and Financial Services