Interest rate hedges by pension funds fell by 24% over the first quarter of the year, hit by a difficult swap market and stale funding levels, F&C reports.
Figures show interest rate hedges by investment banks dropped by £2.5bn to £7.5bn for Q1 this year, down from £9.9bn in Q4 last year. (PP Online, 7 Feb) F&C said geo-political turmoil in the Middle...
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The Co-operative Bank is set to continue de-risking pension schemes after it mitigated further losses by switching from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI).
A model aimed at reducing climate change-related financial risk exposure from corporate credit assets has been launched by Insight Investment.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) members should be responsible for most of the cost of increased contributions if the scheme's defined benefit (DB) section remains open to accrual, Pensions Buzz respondents say.