Hedge Cost Index May 2016

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By Adam Schenck, Daren Lockwood, Ram Kelkar, Xiaohong Mo | 03 June 2016
The expected hedge cost for a hypothetical lifetime GMWB block (see Index Methodology) is estimated to be 148 bps as of the end of May 2016, up 2 bps from the previous month, driven by a slight decrease in long-term swap interest rates.