UK regains second place in global pension rankings

Comes after the UK fell behind Japan last year after a difficult 2020

Hope William-Smith
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UK regains second place in global pension rankings

The UK has bounced back from a difficult 2020 to regain its position as the second largest global pensions market for 2021, according to WTW’s Thinking Ahead Institute (TAI).

The investment research group's Global Pension Assets Study - published today (16 February) - has placed the value of the UK's pension market at $3.9trn (£2.9trn), comprised of 81% defined benefit ...

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