February 27, 2021
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Best’s Market Segment Report: Reduction of Market Risk Crucial for Japan Life Insurers to Sustain Corporate Value Growth

HONG KONG–()–Heightened market risk amid low interest rates and prolonged economic uncertainty likely will hamper insurers’ ability to achieve sustainable and consistent corporate value growth, according to an AM Best report.

As discussed in the Best’s Market Segment Report, “Japan Life: Insurance’s Reduction of Market Risk Increasingly Crucial to Sustain Corporate Value Growth,” AM Best is of the view that Japan life insurers’ operating return on embedded value (operating ROEV)a gauge of an insurer’s ability to raise its corporate value or embedded value in the absence of economic and other non-operating varianceswill remain suppressed over the short to medium term, as the social and…

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