Economic Insights: Rising interest rates and insurers: near-term pain, long-term gain

Rising interest rates will support insurers' investment income, but not immediately. Moreover, insurers' shareholder equity in the accounting view may suffer a near-term decline. In the interim, insurers need to improve their underwriting results if they are to redress current profitability shortfalls.

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Economic Insights: Rising interest rates and insurers: near-term pain, long-term gain