Adjusted Surplus

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Adjusted Surplus

The net assets of an insurance company less its adjusted liabilities, which are its statutory liabilities less its interest maintenance reserve and its asset valuation reserve. Many financial ratios use the adjusted surplus because the fact that it utilizes the adjusted liabilities is thought to be more accurate.
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The explanatory power of the output gap factor for the cyclically adjusted surpluses is surprisingly large, however, with very sizable R-squared statistics of 41 percent and 24 percent for the cyclically adjusted net lending and cyclically adjusted primary balance, respectively.