Philip Hammond's Spring Statement was empty of any direct pension news as the Treasury sought to avoid major policy announcements.
The total funding level of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 index has worsened for the fourth month in a row, after further gilt yield falls.
Rupert Brindley says it doesn't make sense to mark pension liabilities to gilts.
The total funding level of the 5,945 schemes in the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 index rose slightly to 83% by the end of April.
PP looks at a potential solution to the cashflow problem as schemes mature.
Total deficits of defined benefit (DB) schemes in the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 increased by more than a third over last month against a backdrop of falling gilt yields.
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes should move away from index-linked gilts and increase exposure to risk assets in order to plug deficits, according to research by Fathom Consulting.
The total deficit of schemes in the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 index fell to £262.5bn at the end of October as both gilt yields and equity markets rose.
Bond market slowly begins to catch up with demand
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The UK Debt Management Office (DMO) will launch a 55-year index linked gilt in the coming weeks but says issuing any bonds of longer duration remains difficult due to lack of demand.
Private sector deficits have fallen for the third consecutive month as equity markets bounce back and falling yields slow down, research from the Pension Protection Fund reveals.
The ‘no change' announcement by the Office for National Statistics has added £20bn to FTSE100 deficits as gilt market expectations for inflation increased.
Hermes Fund Managers have launched its latest fund as part of its UK active inflation-linked strategy which will primarily invest in UK bonds.
UK schemes achieved an average return of 4.3% on investments last year led by gilt returns of more than 20%, a study shows.
John Walbaum puts forward a different approach to helping retirees attain a decent income.