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Swiss Re: retirement income products hinge on development of capital markets

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In order to continue offering guaranteed retirement income products on a large scale, such as annuities, insurers must encourage the development of capital markets in longevity risk, according to a new report.

Swiss re:, Armonk, N.Y., published this finding in its study, “A Mature Market: Building a Capital Market for Longevity Risk 2012.” The report concludes that a capital market for longevity risk could help address the challenges of funding longer lives.

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