Insurers May Need More Capital For MBS

29 Aug 2012

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is considering a requirement that insurance companies that buy mortgage-backed securities hold more capital against them.

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is considering a requirement that insurance companies that buy mortgage-backed securities hold more capital against them. Observers say the change could discourage insurers from purchasing risky securities.

Click here to read the story from The Wall Street Journal.

...

Already a subscriber?

Continue reading this article

Try full access to GlobalCapital

Free trial