S&P Dow Jones Indices on ETFs at Insurers – Quickly Growing
by Raghu Ramachandran of S&P Dow Jones Indices
Some surprising and interesting info in this research paper from S&P ow Jones Indices on ETF usage by insurance companies. Incredibly fast growth. Watch this space for more on this topic.
"Insurance companies first invested in exchange traded funds (ETFs) in 2004. Since then, companies have continued to increase their investment in ETFs, both in terms of absolute amount and as a proportion of the admitted assets. This third annual analysis of ETF usage in insurance general accounts shows the breadth of the usage of ETFs by insurance companies."