Crashing out of the European Union without a deal could push up UK defined benefit (DB) scheme liabilities by £140bn, says Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
With just over two weeks until the planned departure date but no way out yet agreed, the asset manager said there is also a £140bn difference between the effect on scheme funding of a no-deal Brexit and...
Outflows from UK equity funds gathered pace in August, with £2.6bn of assets being pulled from the market area over the course of the month, according to Morningstar’s latest fund flows report.
Dry powder can be useful for pension scheme portfolios, but to make it attractive schemes need to make sure the assets are both available and not so low return they dilute wider return characteristics. Jonathan Hobbs, Kevin Kneafsey, Matthias Scheiber,...
Pension schemes have been “shoehorned” into valuing liabilities against gilts, creating a “herd mentality” that does not reflect scheme funding accurately, says PwC.
As over 1,000 DB schemes seek to agree a valuation amid the crisis, Hope William-Smith looks at the considerations.
Trustees should have the ability to pause suspected scam transfers, respondents agreed in a Professional Pensions poll.