DB surplus could improve overall pensions wealth

PwC’s buyout index saw DB scheme surpluses increase to £160bn in April

Jasmine Urquhart
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DB surplus could improve overall pensions wealth

Defined benefit (DB) pension scheme surpluses could be used to improve overall pensions wealth, according to figures from PwC.

PwC's buyout index showed a £40bn increase in surpluses to £160bn in April, as a result of a rise in long-term bond yields leading to a fall in estimated buyout costs, and asset values remaining th...

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