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Corporate pension plan funding levels showed little change in 2015, Towers Watson analysis finds
Corporate pension plan funding levels showed little change in 2015
Towers Watson
4 Jan 2016 United States Surpluses and Deficits, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
According to an analysis by Towers Watson, the pension funded status of the US's largest corporate plan sponsors finished the year unchanged compared with the end of 2014, due in large part to a rise in interest rates mostly offset by a weak global stock market.

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 >> Jan 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Accounting for Pensions and Other Post-retirement Benefits, 2015
Accounting for Pensions and Other Post-retirement Benefits
Towers Watson
Dec 2015 United States Surpluses and Deficits, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US, Accounting
Research by Towers Watson has revealed that for the fiscal year-end 2014, the average discount rate used to calculate the present value of pension obligations was 3.97% - a decrease from 4.76% in 2013. The average return for plan sponsors was 9.33%.

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 >> Dec 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension Finance Watch - November 2015
Pension Finance Watch
Towers Watson
Dec 2015 United States Investment - Performance, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
According to the latest monthly Pension Finance Watch, the Towers Watson Pension Index declined 0.1% for the month to 74.1. The index remained up 3% for the year.

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 >> Dec 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Retirement benefits fall for the first time
Swiss Leader Index Benchmarking Study
Towers Watson
24 Nov 2015 Switzerland Longevity, Investment - General, European Union members
According to the latest Towers Watson study on the pension plans of Swiss Leader Index companies, fund benefits have reduced on average for the first time to around 3% lower due to falling investment returns and rising life expectancy.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension plan balance sheets deteriorate versus previous quarter
Swiss Pension Finance Watch
Towers Watson
13 Oct 2015 Switzerland Investment - General, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, European Union members
The Towers Watson Swiss Pension Finance Watch has revealed that the third quarter of 2015 saw a decrease in pension plan balance sheets, from 97% at 30 June 2015 to 92.4% at 30 September 2015.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Reality dawns on employers as workers delay retirement
Reality dawns on employers as workers delay retirement
Towers Watson
6 Oct 2015 United Kingdom Savings, Longevity, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
Figures from Towers Watson's "Fit for Retirement" report have revealed that 49% of UK employers are concerned about older workers deferring retirement due to inadequate retirement savings.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Global Pension Finance Watch - Third Quarter 2015
Global Pension Finance Watch
Towers Watson
Oct 2015 WORLDWIDE Surpluses and Deficits, Investment - General
Towers Watson has published its Global Pension Finance Watch for the third quarter of 2015, which reviews how capital market performance affects defined benefit pension plan financing in major retirement markets worldwide. The report found that a correction to worldwide equity markets dominated third quarter results and that the pension index declined for all regions.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension Finance Watch - October 2015
Pension Finance Watch
Towers Watson
Oct 2015 United States Investment - Performance, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
According to the latest monthly Pension Finance Watch, the Towers Watson Pension Index moved up 4.2% for the month to 74.2. The index is now up 3% for the year.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension Finance Watch - September 2015
Pension Finance Watch
Towers Watson
Oct 2015 United States Investment - Performance, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
According to the latest monthly Pension Finance Watch, the Towers Watson Pension Index declined 3.3% for the month to 71.2. The index is now down 1% for the year.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Survey of Results and Assumptions for Actuarial Valuations of Defined Benefit Schemes in accordance with Hong Kong Accounting Standard 19 - Employee Benefits
Survey of Assumptions for Actuarial Valuations of Defined Benefit Schemes
Towers Watson
Oct 2015 Hong Kong Countries - excl. European Union and US, Corporate Governance, Administration, Accounting
Towers Watson has published a report on the financial parameters used by employers when complying with the requirements of HKAS 19 for their DB pension schemes. According to the report, companies are carrying higher balance sheet liabilities, with a median HKAS 19 scheme deficit (of assets compared to liabilities) of 1.1 times monthly scheme salaries in 2014/15, compared to 0.5 times in 2013/14.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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UK enhanced annuity sales to people in ill-health fall by 60%
UK enhanced annuity sales to people in ill-health fall by 60%
Towers Watson
30 Sep 2015 United Kingdom Investment - General, Annuities and Income Drawdown
According to figures from Towers Watson, sales of enhanced annuities fell by 10% in the second quarter of 2015, down to £241.5m. This amounts to a 60% decline in enhanced annuity sales compared to the same period last year.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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P & I / TW 300 analysis - Year end 2014
P & I / TW 300 analysis
Towers Watson
Sep 2015 WORLDWIDE Worldwide News, Investment - Performance
Joint research by Pensions & Investments (P&I) and Towers Watson has revealed that the total assets of the world's largest 300 pension funds increased by over 3% in 2014, reaching  a new high of more than $15trn.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension Finance Watch - August 2015
Pension Finance Watch
Towers Watson
Sep 2015 United States Investment - Performance, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
According to the latest monthly Pension Finance Watch, the Towers Watson Pension Index declined 2.5% for the month to 73.6. The index remains up over 2% for the year.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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2015 Global Survey of Accounting Assumptions for Defined Benefit Plans
Global Survey of Accounting Assumptions for Defined Benefit Plans
Towers Watson
26 Aug 2015 WORLDWIDE Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Accounting, Investment - General
Towers Watson has published its 26th annual survey on the accounting assumptions used by major corporations for their defined benefit plans around the world. The survey, which covered 1,122 companies from 48 countries, revealed a significant decrease in government and corporate bonds from last year-end.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Global Pension Finance Watch - Second Quarter 2015
Global Pension Finance Watch
Towers Watson
Aug 2015 WORLDWIDE Surpluses and Deficits, Investment - General
Towers Watson has published its Global Pension Finance Watch for the second quarter of 2015, which reviews how capital market performance affects defined benefit pension plan financing in major retirement markets worldwide. The report found that the pension index increased in the second quarter for all regions except the UK due to discount rate increases.

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 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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