Why DB schemes aren't investing in equities

Forcing DB pension schemes to invest in UK equities is a shortcut to a policy disaster

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Tracy Blackwell says reinvestment in UK equities by DB schemes will not be the way to save the City of London as a global financial centre.

The chart below, showing the asset allocation strategies of the UK's 5,000+ defined benefit (DB) schemes, illustrating that the percentage of scheme assets held in bonds has risen by almost 60% ove...

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