The Bank of England yesterday signalled it was ready to pursue more quantitative easing after plunging inflation forecasts, raising further spiralling deficit concerns for schemes.
Banking analysts and economists said a further £50bn could be pumped into the economy as early as next month following the central bank's latest inflation report, which predicted Consumer Prices Index...
A number of pension schemes have been prompted to lock in gains with a move into bonds after the estimated deficit across FTSE 100 DB pension schemes improved by £36bn, over the 12 months ending 30 June last year, JLT Employment Benefits found.
HM Treasury has agreed in principle to give NEST a £329m contingent liability guarantee in the event of the master trust's wind up or closure.
AMP Capital has set up a dedicated team to help institutional investors, including pension funds, invest in infrastructure through direct equity allocations.