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EIOPA publishes monthly technical information for Solvency II Relevant Risk Free Interest Rate Term Structures – end-May 2019
06/06/2019 14:00

Today, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published technical information on the relevant risk free interest rate term structures (RFR) with reference to the end of May 2019.

This RFR information has been calculated on the basis of the last updated documents published on EIOPA's website.

On 21 May 2019, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) also published the calculation of the Ultimate Forward Rate (UFR) for 2020

All the documents are available here.

Background

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 also containing the release calendar for 2019, the RFR Technical Documentation, the RFR coding and Frequently Asked Questions.

With this publication, EIOPA ensures consistent calculation of technical provisions across Europe.