FTSE 100 pension scheme surpluses remain steady at £70bn

LCP analysis shows funding positions remained ‘broadly unchanged’ in Q4 2023

Martin Richmond
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FTSE 100 pension scheme surpluses remain steady at £70bn

The combined IAS19 pension surplus for the UK pension schemes of FTSE 100 remained consistent in the fourth quarter of 2023, research by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) has shown.

Analysis conducted by the consultancy's Pensions Explorer revealed as at 31 December 2023, the combined surpluses currently stood at £70bn. The consultancy noted despite continuous market volatilit...

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