The aggregate deficit of schemes in the Pension Protection Fund 7800 index fell slightly last month from £265.6bn to £222.2bn.
Data from the PPF shows the value of combined assets for the 6,432 schemes rose 1% in February to £1041.3bn while liabilities dropped 2.6% to £1263.5 improving the aggregate funding position from 79.5%...
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