In corporate finance terms, the yield on government debt is generally known as the risk-free rate with defaults on repayment seen as the most unlikely of unlikely outcomes.
With long-term repayments and the option to link with inflation, it comes as no surprise of the long-standing relationship pensions have held with government debt. Managed by the Debt Management Office...
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MPs failed to place legislation into the Financial Guidance and Claims bill that would have made pension guidance default, which Just Group director Stephen Lowe said left a "bitter taste".
Aegon has called for the government to double the tax exemption on employer-arranged pension advice, up from £500 to £1,000.
Institutional investor confidence in Europe rose by 8.9 points in April with each region showing growing appetite for risk, according to State Street Global Exchange.