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What's Behind the Rise of the Fixed Indexed Annuity Markets?

Since the financial crisis ushered in a lower rate environment, life insurers have struggled to issue attractive annuity products. One result has been the emergence of target volatility indices, a market that has grown in annual sales to around 60 billion*. Watch Will Holligan explain how target volatility indices can help protect against sharp moves in security prices and offer insurers more consistent pricing.


*Source: Wink’s Sales & Market Report, 4Q2018

Recorded in 2019