Big British funds cut UK stocks ownership; Whyte link to pension fund's £3m Rangers loan; QE has also benefited pension funds; Regulations should be NAPF's target
Big British funds cut UK stocks ownership The Financial Times For the first time in nearly half a century, Britain's big pension funds hold less than 9 per cent of the UK stock market. Whyte link...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.