Professional Pensions | 28 Aug 2015 | 13:27 |
FTSE350 companies have enjoyed a 7% month-on-month decrease in their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme deficits despite recent turmoil in the equity markets, according to Mercer.
There has been a significant rebound in the asset values of UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes since this week’s ‘Black Monday’ stock market turmoil.
Professional Pensions | 28 Aug 2015 | 13:22 |
Rising longevity poses a much greater threat to companies with defined benefit (DB) pension schemes than low interest rates, Fitch Ratings has warned.
Professional Pensions | 28 Aug 2015 | 12:54 |
Top stories online this week include the fallout from'Black Monday', and PP's investment awards.
Professional Pensions | 28 Aug 2015 | 12:35 |
Buck Consultants has introduced a service to help defined contribution (DC) trustees assess whether their schemes provide value for money for members.
Professional Pensions | 27 Aug 2015 | 13:09 |
Trevor Welsh has been appointed head of liability driven investment (LDI) by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Professional Pensions | 27 Aug 2015 | 09:38 |
Aviva Investors has appointed Neil Snyman as head of liability driven investment (LDI). He replaces Trevor Welsh in the role.
Professional Pensions | 26 Aug 2015 | 14:05 |
Employers could have to pay up to 10% more to buy out pension schemes after Solvency II regulations for insurers come in next year, says PwC.
Professional Pensions | 26 Aug 2015 | 13:31 |
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has partnered with Aon Employee Benefits to create a suite of information videos on auto-enrolment (AE).
Professional Pensions | 26 Aug 2015 | 12:29 |
Pension transfer requests out of defined benefit (DB) schemes doubled after the relaxation of defined contribution (DC) retirement processes, according to research from one provider.
Professional Pensions | 25 Aug 2015 | 13:16 |
UK schemes could be subject to unexpected extra charges on derivative trades after the European Commission (EC) left it too late to extend their exemption from central clearing regulations.
Professional Pensions | 25 Aug 2015 | 13:06 |
The emerging market (EM) crisis sparked by China’s economic slowdown will be much more damaging for developed markets than the 1997 Asian financial crisis, warn investors.
Professional Pensions | 25 Aug 2015 | 13:04 |
Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) has appointed John Burke to the recently created role of head of institutional.
Professional Pensions | 25 Aug 2015 | 12:28 |
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