DB funding levels remain broadly positive in November

PwC and XPS analysis find funding levels remain high despite narrow falls in surpluses

Martin Richmond
clock • 3 min read
DB funding levels remain broadly positive in November

The funding levels of UK defined benefit (DB) schemes in November remained steady despite narrow falls in scheme surpluses, industry analysis has found.

Analysis of the 5,000 corporate DB schemes covered by PwC's Buyout Index found the schemes' surplus dipped by £5bn from their record levels of £250bn in October. The index's data revealed assets ro...

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