Yesterday's increase in the Bank of England's (BoE) base rate will not have an immediate significant impact on defined benefit (DB) scheme funding but schemes should reconsider their investment allocation, industry commentators have said.
The increase of the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75% had been widely expected and was therefore priced in by the market, including by DB sponsors, but further rate rises from a "hawkish" monetary policy committee...
Johnson Controls International has appointed XPS Pensions as investment and actuarial adviser for two of its schemes, following a competitive tender process.
Merseyside Pension Fund has allocated an initial £400m of assets to a smart sustainability fund managed by State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).
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Buck has launched a solution to help pension schemes equalise guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) in a cost effective way with minimum hassle.