The combined deficit of defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by £45.5bn over February to £242bn according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.
Over the month liabilities for the 5,794 schemes in the lifeboat fund's index increased by 5.4% to £1.8trn, which outpaced the growth of assets which rose by 3% to £1.5trn. It comes after DB schemes...
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