Hedge Cost Index December 2018

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By Ram Kelkar, Daren Lockwood, Xiaohong Mo, Adam Schenck | 03 January 2019
The expected hedge cost for a hypothetical lifetime GMWB block (see Index Methodology1) is estimated to be 116 bps as of the end of December 2018, up 13 basis points from the previous month, driven by a decrease in long-term interest rates.

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