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Insurers Will Benefit From Pension Risk Transfer Demand

Pension funding may have ticked up in some quarters last month, but CFRA analyst Cathy Seifert argues that the numerous deficits that still exist will drive demand for annuity products designed to transfer pension risk. The numbers are fairly sobering. Data from S&P Dow Jones Indices earlier this year showed that corporate pension shortfalls totaled $369 billion among companies in the S&P 500 in 2015, and persistently low interest rates, combined with mixed capital market conditions will probably widen that shortfall to nearly $400 billion this year.
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