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FTSE 350 pension deficit narrows to 17bn
FTSE 350 pension deficit narrows to 17bn
Mercer
4 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the latest Mercer Pension Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting position of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes improved by 19bn in November with the deficit falling from 36bn to 17bn. Liabilities have fallen from 795bn to 767bn due to an increase in corporate bond yields and a fall in market implied inflation, while asset values fell from 759bn to 750bn.
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S&P 1500 Pension Funded Status Decreased by Two Percent in October
S&P 1500 Pension Funded Status Decreased by Two Percent in October
Mercer
6 Nov 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer, the estimated aggregate funding level of S&P 1500 pension plans decreased by 2% during October to 90%, principally as a result of a decrease in equity markets. The analysis also shows that as of 31 October 2018, the estimated aggregate deficit of S&P 1500 pension plans was $208bn, up from $171bn at the end of September.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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39bn hit to FTSE 350 pension schemes' finances in October
39bn hit to FTSE 350 pension schemes' finances in October
Mercer
5 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Case References and Dispute Resolution, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the latest Mercer Pension Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting position of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes deteriorated by 39bn in October from a surplus of 3bn to a deficit of 36bn, the largest swing in month end deficits since August 2016. According to the survey, the swing can be attributed in part to an increase in liabilities from 764bn to 795bn following an estimated 15bn one-off increase resulting from the High Court's judgment in the Lloyds GMP equalisation case.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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37% of pension schemes in funding surplus, according to Mercer's 2018 Valuation Survey
Mercer's 2018 Valuation Survey
Mercer
16 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer's 2018 Valuation Survey, 37% of pension schemes are now in surplus against their agreed funding target, compared to 27% in 2015. The survey also found that Integrated Risk Management (IRM) has become a key part of trustees' decision-making processes, with three quarters of pension schemes reviewing investment strategy alongside the valuation process.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S&P 1500 pension funded status increased by one percent in September
S&P 1500 pension funded status increased by one percent in September
Mercer
4 Oct 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer, during September the estimated aggregate funding level of S&P 1500 pension plans increased by one percent to 92%, as a result of an increase in discount rates and an increase in equity markets. The consultancy's research also found that the estimate aggregate deficit of S&P 1500 companies' pension plans decreased by $18bn from $189bn at the end of August to $171bn at the end of September.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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FTSE 350 Pension Gap Increases by 5bn in Q3
Mercer Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
3 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends
According to the latest data from Mercer's Pensions Risk Survey, for the month of September the quoted funding level of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes remained unchanged. Whilst liabilities decreased by 8bn during September due to a rise in corporate bond yields which was partially offset by an increase in market implied inflation, asset values fell by the same amount. The data also revealed that between the end of June and September, the accounting deficit for FTSE 350 DB pension schemes increased by 5bn to 34bn.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Defined benefit plans reached its highest level since 2000 at the end of the third quarter of 2018
Mercer Pension Health Index
Mercer
1 Oct 2018 Canada Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Investment - Performance, Scheme Issues & Trends
Mercer has published the latest edition of its Pension Health Index, which looks at the solvency ratio of a hypothetical DB pension plan. On 28 September 2018, the Index stood at 112%, up from 107% on 29 June 2018 and 106% at the start of the year. The Index has also revealed that 60% of Canadian pension plans are now fully funded, and that less than 5% of plans are below 80% funded on a solvency basis.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index 2018
Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index
Mercer
Oct 2018 WORLDWIDE Investment - General, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Worldwide News
Mercer has published its Melbourne Global Pension Index, which provides a comparison of retirement income systems in 34 countries and rates them based on their adequacy, sustainability and integrity. This year, the scores ranged from 39.2 for Argentina to 80.3 for the Netherlands.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status remained level in August
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
7 Sep 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer, the estimated aggregate funding level of pension plans sponsored by S&P 1500 companies remained at 91% in August 2018. The estimated aggregate deficit fell by $1bn from $193bn at the end of July to $192bn at the end of August.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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FTSE 350 pension deficit rises for second consecutive month
Mercer Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
3 Sep 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
The Mercer Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that during August 2018 there was a small deterioration in the accounting deficit of the FTSE 350 DB pension schemes, which rose from 32bn to 34bn. The survey also shows that liability values increased across the month from 826bn to 829bn as a result of a fall in corporate bond yields, which was offset in part by a fall in market inflation expectation.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Sep 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status Increased by 2% in July
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
7 Aug 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer, the estimated aggregate funding level of pension plans sponsored by S&P 1500 companies increased by 2% to 91% in July 2018. At the end of July, the estimated aggregate deficit was $193bn, which was a $36bn decrease compared to the $229bn measured at the end of June.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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FTSE350 pension gap has more than halved in 2018
Mercer Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
2 Aug 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
The Mercer Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting deficit of DB schemes relating to FTSE350 companies has fallen from 72bn at the start of 2018 to 32bn on 31 July. The survey also suggests that 2018 will be a record year for pension risk transfer as a result of improvements in funding levels, attractive pricing in the market and a push for risk reduction in light of the uncertainty surrounding Brexit.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status Remained Level in June
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
9 Jul 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to Mercer, the estimated aggregate funding level of pension plans sponsored by S&P 1500 companies remained level at 89% in June 2018. At the end of June, the estimated aggregate deficit was $229bn, which was a $16bn decrease compared to the $245bn measured at the end of May.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Defined benefit plans continued to improve in Q2 2018 despite ongoing volatility
Defined benefit plans continued to improve in Q2 2018 despite ongoing volatility
Mercer
4 Jul 2018 Canada Accounting, Countries - excl. European Union and US, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
According to research by Mercer, the solvency position of Canadian DB pension plans continued to improve during the second quarter of 2018. The Mercer Pension Health Index, which represents the solvency ratio of a hypothetical plan, stood at 107% on 29 June, up from 106% on 30 March.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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FTSE 350 Pension Gap more than halves in H1 2018
Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
2 Jul 2018 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Surpluses and Deficits
Data from Mercer's Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting deficit of DB pension schemes for the UKs 350 largest listed companies decreased by 43bn from 72bn at the start of 2018 to 29bn on 29 June. This is more than three times the decrease for the whole of 2017.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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