Defined benefit (DB) schemes are underestimating liabilities by 1% by failing to take into account the varying rate of longevity improvements in the population, according to a ground breaking study.
The research, carried out by the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) and Club Vita, looked at 2.5 million living pensioners and 1 million deaths over the decade to 2010. It found that assumptions...
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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.