SCHEMES remain "hugely exposed" to movements in equity and bond markets and can only reduce volatility by investing in liability-matching assets, Aon Consulting warns.
The firm said that based on market movements in July, the total estimated deficit for the UK’s 200 largest defined benefit schemes was £41bn at the end of the month – unchanged from the end of June. ...
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Employers whose dividend to deficit recovery contribution (DRCs) ratios fall outside the "normal range" should expect to see higher regulatory scrutiny, although no fixed ratio will be set.
Investment consultants and fiduciary managers should expect a final decision on the investigation into the market to be published by the end of the year, the competition watchdog says.