Low rates environment

Do the prevailing unusually and persistently low real interest rates reflect a decline in the natural rate…
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Many central banks in developed countries have had very low policy rates for quite some time. A…
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Do the prevailing unusually and persistently low real interest rates reflect a decline in the natural rate…
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Very low policy rates as well as the substantial redesign of rules and supervisory institutions have changed…
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Over the past four decades, real interest rates have risen then fallen across the industrialised world. Over…
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The current environment of protracted low interest rates poses major challenges to euro area insurance companies. This…
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Many central banks have lowered their interest rates close to zero in response to the crisis since…
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Low interest rates are becoming a threat to the stability of the life insurance industry, especially in…
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I assess how Basel III, Solvency II and the low interest rate environment will affect the financial…
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This paper investigates the macroconomics of real interest rates when there are constraints on debt finance, used…
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Life insurance companies are affected directly by the impact of the low-interest-rateenvironment. To fulfil promised guarantees they…
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Rising inflation and low interest rates – these possible effects of the euro and financial market crisis…
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In this article, we examine the sensitivity of the life insurance sector to interest rate risk both…
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The EIOPA (European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority) recommends an active assessment of the potential scope and…
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A period of protracted low interest rates is a feasible, even if not the most likely, scenario…
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