## Risk free interest rates eiopa

Technical information relating to risk-free interest rate (RFR) term structures is used for the calculation of the technical provisions for (re)insurance obligations. In line with the Solvency II Directive, EIOPA publishes technical information relating to RFR term structures on a monthly basis via a dedicated section on EIOPA's website. Seconded National Expert on Policy (risk-free interest rates) Job description Major purpose As part of EIOPA’s Policy Unit, the successful candidate will be part of the policy processes team which is responsible for the methodology, and monthly production, of the risk-free interest rate term structures The technical information relating to risk-free interest rate (RFR) term structures is used for the calculation of the technical provisions for (re)insurance obligations. In December 2018, EIOPA had announced the outcome of its public procurement procedure, in which it decided to turn to Refinitiv. Risk-free interest rate extrapolation EIOPA is tasked to provide evidence on how to determine the last liquid point (LLP). This is the point after which the risk-free interest rate term structure is based on an estimate of the ultimate forward rate (UFR). Despite concluding that the risk margin calculation is interest-rate sensitive for certain insurers and products, EIOPA does not propose any changes to the current calculation or fixed cost of capital rate. EIOPA’s analysis shows, not unexpectedly, that the risk margin is more sensitive to interest rates for UK long term insurers applying the MA. 3.1 The risk-free interest rate term structure The EIOPA Consultation Paper considers options for the calculation of the risk-free interest rate term structure. Specifically, the EIOPA Consultation Paper calls for views on the options on the last liquid point for the euro, including an alternative extrapolation method. The risk-free rates are published monthly by EIOPA and are essentially based on swap rates (for EUR these are 6 month EURIBOR swap rates) up until the Last Liquid Point (LLP), which is set at 20 years for EUR.

## The change in this index between any two dates could be used to calculate the interest rate payable on a SONIA product over that period. This is consistent with

The Risk Free Interest Rate Coding and supporting documentation (hereinafter " RFR Coding") is available for download. The Release Package of the RFR Current publications of risk-free interest rate term structures are available here. Solvency II preparatory phase. This page also provides the information to support Sep 12, 2019 Calculation of the relevant risk-free interest rates term structures at The risk- free interest rate term structure (hereafter in this letter, risk-free Dec 17, 2019 EIOPA updates representative portfolios to calculate volatility adjustments the Solvency II risk-free interest rate term structures.

### Jan 2, 2019 The transitional measure on the relevant risk-free interest rate curve is published by EIOPA, which details how the transitional measure is to

The Risk Free Interest Rate Coding and supporting documentation (hereinafter " RFR Coding") is available for download. The Release Package of the RFR Current publications of risk-free interest rate term structures are available here. Solvency II preparatory phase. This page also provides the information to support Sep 12, 2019 Calculation of the relevant risk-free interest rates term structures at The risk- free interest rate term structure (hereafter in this letter, risk-free Dec 17, 2019 EIOPA updates representative portfolios to calculate volatility adjustments the Solvency II risk-free interest rate term structures. The Technical Documentation specifies the methodology that EIOPA applies to the calculation of the risk-free interest rate term structures in line with Solvency. II. Jul 9, 2019 Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates changes in the interest rate benchmarks used by EIOPA to derive 'risk free' discount rates will impact. method in order to establish a so-called “basic risk-free” interest rate structure1. Moreover, at each month-end, EIOPA publishes this structure, in the form of a

### The working group on euro risk-free rates was established to identify and recommend risk-free rates that could serve as a basis for an alternative to current benchmarks used in a variety of financial instruments and contracts in the euro area, such as the euro overnight index average (EONIA) and the euro interbank offered rate (EURIBOR).

3.1 The risk-free interest rate term structure The EIOPA Consultation Paper considers options for the calculation of the risk-free interest rate term structure. Specifically, the EIOPA Consultation Paper calls for views on the options on the last liquid point for the euro, including an alternative extrapolation method. The risk-free rates are published monthly by EIOPA and are essentially based on swap rates (for EUR these are 6 month EURIBOR swap rates) up until the Last Liquid Point (LLP), which is set at 20 years for EUR. In light of what seems to be a number of significant conflicts between, on the one hand, EIOPA’s detailed and specific implementation instructions for determining the term structure of risk-free interest rates and, on the other hand, both well-established financial theory and some of the fundamental and very sensible overall principles in the Risk-Free Rate Of Return: The risk-free rate of return is the theoretical rate of return of an investment with zero risk. The risk-free rate represents the interest an investor would expect from The working group on euro risk-free rates was established to identify and recommend risk-free rates that could serve as a basis for an alternative to current benchmarks used in a variety of financial instruments and contracts in the euro area, such as the euro overnight index average (EONIA) and the euro interbank offered rate (EURIBOR).

## Oct 22, 2019 Within their mandate is the potential to change the starting point for the extrapolation of risk-free interest rate for the Euro to discount liabilities

Risk-free interest rate extrapolation EIOPA is tasked to provide evidence on how to determine the last liquid point (LLP). This is the point after which the risk-free interest rate term structure is based on an estimate of the ultimate forward rate (UFR). Despite concluding that the risk margin calculation is interest-rate sensitive for certain insurers and products, EIOPA does not propose any changes to the current calculation or fixed cost of capital rate. EIOPA’s analysis shows, not unexpectedly, that the risk margin is more sensitive to interest rates for UK long term insurers applying the MA. 3.1 The risk-free interest rate term structure The EIOPA Consultation Paper considers options for the calculation of the risk-free interest rate term structure. Specifically, the EIOPA Consultation Paper calls for views on the options on the last liquid point for the euro, including an alternative extrapolation method.

Feb 20, 2020 National regulators for the bloc's member states should put in place short-term measures to reduce the risks posed by low interest rates, EIOPA Feb 1, 2020 II, in the continued production of the Risk-Free Rate (RFR) during the IBOR In the discussion paper, EIOPA supported the proposal of setting the CRA sterling interest rate swaps from LIBOR to SONIA in Q1. 2020, and also The change in this index between any two dates could be used to calculate the interest rate payable on a SONIA product over that period. This is consistent with EIOPA [5, Paragraph 164] has decided that α should be set as small as possible, though This has peculiar consequences for hedging interest rate risk. value is that of a default free zero coupon bond with the same tenor, since if you buy Nov 12, 2019 On 15 October 2019, EIOPA published a Consultation Paper on the a later starting point for the extrapolation of risk-free interest rates or to In the case of interest rate risk a pension fund may be able to hedge this risk EIOPA (2010), “QIS 5 risk-free interest rates – Extrapolation method”, http://eiopa. Oct 31, 2019 According to EIOPA, the Solvency II framework fundamentally works well. extend the Last Liquid Point for the Risk Free Rate to 30y or even 50y for the EIOPA sticks with its advice to model interest rate risk in the standard