Insurers May Need More Capital For MBS

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

  • 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. Observers say the change could discourage insurers from purchasing risky securities.

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