One in eight FTSE 100 DB schemes 'still in worry zone'

Victoria Tichá
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The aggregate risk across defined benefit (DB) schemes in the FTSE 100 has fallen by almost a quarter since 2017 but 12.5% are still at risk of failure, research suggests.

The study by Cardano and Lincoln Pensions found despite significant improvement in the risk position, one in eight companies with DB schemes are still in the ‘worry zone' - when pension obligations...

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