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Interest rates, investment arena are top challenges

Nearly two-thirds of the survey respondents (66 percent) flag low interest rates and a volatile investment environment as a chief concerns.
Nearly two-thirds of the survey respondents (66 percent) flag low interest rates and a volatile investment environment as a chief concerns.

Capital management challenges resulting in sustained low interest rates and a volatile investment environment will have the most significant impact on most insurers’ business in the next two years, new research shows.

Towers Watson released this finding in a new report, “2013 Insurance Megatrends Survey,” which polled 533 executives, 45 percent of whom have C-level or “chief” titles and 20 percent of whom hold actuarial titles. Individuals at life insurers comprise 33 percent of those polled.

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