GIC

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GICGeneral Insurance Company (various locations)
GICGeneral Insurance Corporation of India
GICGovernment Information Center
GICGlass Ionomer Cement (dentistry)
GICGuaranteed Investment Certificate
GICGeomagnetically Induced Current
GICGuaranteed Investment Contract
GICGender Identity Clinic
GICGovernor-In-Council (Canadian Cabinet in Official Session)
GICGlobal Identification Code
GICGraphite Intercalation Compound (chemistry)
GICGlobal Information and Communications (telecommunications)
GICGeographic Information Center
GICGovernment of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd
GICGroninger Internet Courant
GICGlobal Interdependence Center
GICGoing in Circles
GICGaeseong Industrial Complex (North Korea)
GICGuaranteed Interest Contract (insurance)
GICGuaranteed Income Contract (insurance)
GICGlobal Impression of Change (health assessment)
GICGreen Industry Conference
GICGrocery Innovations Canada (Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers)
GICGeneral Impedance Converter (operational amplifier filter design)
GICGifu International Center (Japan)
GICGas Industry Company Limited (New Zealand)
GICGemological Institute of Colombo (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
GICGuaranteed Insurance Contract
GICGrandparent Information Center (AARP)
GICGeneral Inpatient Care
GICGliding Induction Course
GICGroupement Interprofessionnel pour la Construction (French real estate development company; est. 1991; Paris, France)
GICGPS Integrity Channel
GICGamma Irradiation Center (Atomic Energy Organization of Iran)
GICGNSS Integrity Channel (air traffic management)
GICGift in Crib (cribbage)
GICGeneral Interface Channel (HP3000 controller board)
GICGhana Investment Club
GICGuidance Information Center
GICGeneral Information Criteria
GICGeneric Instrument Class Interface
GICGroup Indicator Code
GICGimnasio Internacional Cubano (Portugese)
GICGaussian Interference Channel
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Guaranteed investment contracts are issued by most major insurance companies.
Survey respondents also predicted problems for life insurers who wrote guaranteed investment contracts or offered guaranteed benefits to their policyholders.
Seek investments that will provide income, such as corporate bonds, guaranteed investment contracts (GICs), and annuities.
Mainstream ideas include stable value funds that have short- and medium-term bonds, guaranteed investment contracts and insurance to keep the fund's net-asset value stable.
According to the Financial Accounting Standards Board, questions have been raised regarding proper accounting for such contracts as insurance contracts, guaranteed investment contracts and synthetic GICs since issuance of its Statement No.
charged the company had breached its fiduciary duties under ERISA by investing in guaranteed investment contracts (GICs) offered by Executive Life Insurance Co.
The changes give local governments the ability to contract with outside investment firms, use guaranteed investment contracts that allow for a specific rate of return on investment capital, and municipalities with fewer than five full-time employees now can decrease their training requirements.
Traditional guaranteed investment contracts are the cornerstone of many a pension-fund management strategy.
Within this combined savings/profit-sharing plan, one can invest in five vehicles: three equity-linked mutual funds, a portfolio of guaranteed investment contracts, and a COMSAT stock fund--another vehicle an employee may use to buy and own company stock.
Insurance companies are concerned about (i) liquidity problems emanating from their guaranteed investment contracts and (ii) existing mortgages on properties having significant lease rollovers.
Are there any problems associated with avoiding the complexity of the arbitrage rebate calculations by investing bond proceeds in guaranteed investment contracts (GICs)?
Rather, life insurers that have above average exposure to mortgage-related investments, below-investment grade bonds, variable annuities or products or businesses related to institutional funding, such as guaranteed investment contracts, will be more vulnerable to downgrades.
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