Falling yields add half a year to buyout timeframe

But FTSE 350 schemes are on average just over a decade from a full insurance solution

James Phillips
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Falling yields add half a year to buyout timeframe

Falling bond yields mean FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) schemes are now seven months further from buyout, according to Barnett Waddingham.

At the end of October, the consultancy estimated the average time to full scheme insurance was 10.7 years, compared to 10.2 at the end of September. This was despite generally positive movements...

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