Government plans to switch inflation-linked uplifts for final salary pension schemes from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI) have had an instant and negative effect on the UK index-linked gilt market, Aegon Asset Management says.
European head of rates Stephen Jones said real yields are seven to nine basis points higher at the long end of the real yield curve, with a similar move in breakevens (i.e. the difference between long-dated...
The secretary of state for work and pensions has told MPs clawback and avoidance measures could be imposed for the people responsible for driving Carillion over the cliff.
Occupational pension provision has continued to grow in value, but there remains large variance in incomes across the pensioner age group, according to latest government data.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes could have an aggregate surplus by 2021 under Pension Protection Fund (PPF) projections, its strategic plan for 2018 to 2021 reveals.
Investment consultants are failing to recommend products that outperform net of fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said as its investigation into the market continues.