The value of defined contribution (DC) lifestyle funds has fallen by 5% on average since May as bond prices dropped, research from Hargreaves Lansdown shows.
The research showed that as respective economies reduced or discussed unwinding quantitative easing (QE), bond prices began to fall. The subsequent rise in the yield from bonds could force prices down...
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.
This week's top stories included coverage of the much-anticipated defined benefit (DB) white paper and the sector's reaction.