Levels of inflation hedging remain strong despite there being no clarity on the outcomes of potential retail price index (RPI) reform, BMO Global Asset Management says.
Companies with large pension schemes have already made budget allowances in advance of proposed changes to the Retail Prices Index (RPI), Willis Towers Watson (WTW) says.
Trustees and scheme sponsors should avoid significant pension actions until proposed changes to RPI inflation methodology become clearer, Lane Clark & Peacock says.
UK inflation has risen for the first time since November to 2.5% in July, up from 2.4% in June, thanks to rising fuel costs and the price of computer games.
UK consumer price inflation fell 0.1 percentage points in April to 2.4%, a fresh one-year low and missing economists' expectations of inflation remaining at 2.5%.
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Sterling fell in mid-morning trading on the announcement that UK inflation unexpectedly fell to 2.6% over the 12 months to June 2017, down from 2.9% in May.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 1.6% in December on the back of falls in sterling following the Brexit vote, its highest level in two years.