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    • Stress testing of insurance firms in Kenya against interest rate risk 

      Patel, Shruti Dinesh Kurji (Strathmore University, 2017)
      The study was focused on researching the impact a change in interest rates has on the fixed income portfolio, specifically the government securities. It concentrated on securities with maturities of less than or equal to ...
    • Valuing inpatient cover as a put option 

      Ai-Raidy, Mohamed Abubakar (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Kenya has witnessed a steep rise in the cost of healthcare since January 2008 (Nduati, 201O) says Mr. Peter Nduati, the chief executive officer of Resolution Health East Africa, a medical insurance provider. The cost of ...
    • Viability of home equity conversion mortgage in Kenya 

      Okoth, Mollette Achieng (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Housing wealth as a source of retiree income is normally neglected. This form of wealth could have an incremental value on the homeowner's retirement income if they could be able to leverage this ownership as collateral ...
    • Why Trustees Shy Away From Investing in Riskier Asset Classes: The Kenyan Case 

      Kireru, Petronillah Wangechi (Strathmore University, 2017)
      This paper seeks to examine the influence of trustees on the choice of investment classes, for the Kenyan case. We ask how trustees make decisions in investing in two classes allowed by the Retirement Benefits Act (2014) ...