How a rate rise will not be the nirvana schemes seek

Stephanie Baxter

If interest rates rise next year, Stephanie Baxter finds it will not be the answer to schemes' funding troubles.

At a glance Rise in short-term rates is unlikely to have a big impact on deficits But there could be an upside surprise on gilt yields in the longer term Despite the market volatility,...

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