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Moody's: Life insurers more vulnerable to low interest rates than they think.

They have been able to minimize the impact so far, but not for long

AP Images/Mark Lennihan
AP Images/Mark Lennihan

The low interest rate environment has had a relatively negligible effect on life insurers so far, according Moody’s. That, however, will change if rates continue to hover near historic lows through 2015 as has been indicated by the Federal Reserve.

The low interest rate environment, which is rapidly becoming the new normal, was the topic of a recent report released by Moody’s titled, “Interest Rates Low, Low, Low: Are US Life Insurers Concerned Enough?”

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