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Pension Finance Watch - July 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Aug 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index experienced a modest increase of 0.2% during July, leaving the index value at 77.2.
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Employer core contributions to defined contribution pensions jump by up to 40%
FTSE 350 DC Pension Scheme Survey
Willis Towers Watson
16 Jul 2019 United Kingdom Master Trusts, Scheme Issues & Trends
According to the latest edition of the Willis Towers Watson annual FTSE 350 DC Pension Scheme Survey, employer contribution rates to DC pension schemes amongst FTSE 100 companies have risen to the highest rate recorded to date. The research found that in 2019 core contributions made by FTSE 100 employers rose to 7.1%, up from 6.4% in 2018. The survey also recorded an increase in FTSE 250 employer core contributions from 4.3% in 2018 to 6.1% in 2019.

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 2019 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 - June 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
8 Jul 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index experienced a 2.1% increase in June bringing the index level to 77.1.

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 2019 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 - May 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Jun 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index experienced a 6.1% drop in May bringing the index level to 75.5.

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 >> Jun 2019 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 - April 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 May 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index gained 2.9% during April bringing the index level to 80.4. This increase reversed most of March's decline and has been attributed to pensions obligations and equity returns.

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 >> May 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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One-in-eight organisations predict CDC adoption by 2025
One-in-eight organisations predict CDC adoption by 2025
Willis Towers Watson
8 Apr 2019 United Kingdom Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
According to a poll conducted by Willis Towers Watson, 13% of pension scheme trustees and corporate sponsors anticipate that their organisations will adopt collective defined contribution (CDC) benefits in some form within the next six years, provided that the relevant legislation is passed. When asked about the type of CDC structure that would be most suitable for delivery of CDC benefits within their organisation, over half of the poll's respondents (58%) stated that master trusts would be most appropriate.

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 >> Apr 2019 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 - March 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
4 Apr 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index fell by 2.9% during March, bringing the index level to 78.1. Whilst the decline has been attributed to a significant fall in interest rates, the current level still represents a 2.6% increase for the quarter.

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 >> Apr 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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DB Member Choice Survey 2019
DB Member Choice Survey
Willis Towers Watson
2 Apr 2019 United Kingdom Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
Willis Towers Watson has published the results of its 2019 DB Member Choice Survey, in which it examined the choices that have been made by over 300,000 DB scheme members since the 'freedom and choice reforms' in 2015. According to the research, one in three schemes (33%) quote individual transfer values on at-retirement benefit statements and 22% appoint an independent financial adviser to support members.

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 >> Apr 2019 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 - February 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Mar 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index gained 2.2% during February bringing the index level to 80.4. The increase has been attributed to equity returns and a slight decrease in obligations.

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 >> Mar 2019 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 - January 2019
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Feb 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index gained 3.4% during January, recovering half of December's decline to regain a level of 78.7.

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 >> Feb 2019 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 Fourth quarter 2018
Global Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
1 Feb 2019 WORLDWIDE Investment - General, Surpluses and Deficits
Willis Towers Watson has published its Global Pension Finance Watch for the fourth quarter of 2018 which shows that all regions experienced negative investment returns both over the fourth quarter and full year with the exception of Brazil. Overall, the pension index decreased across all regions over the year, except for the UK and the US where the pension index increased.

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 >> Feb 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Largest quarterly fall of Swiss pension index in seven years
Willis Towers Watson Swiss Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
18 Jan 2019 Switzerland Countries - excl. European Union and US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
According to Willis Towers Watson's Swiss Pension Finance Watch, the illustrative funded ratio index for Swiss pension funds decreased by around 7.7 percentage points in the fourth quarter of 2018, the largest fall in the index in seven years.

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 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Preparation is the key to success - De-risking report 2019
De-risking report 2019
Willis Towers Watson
16 Jan 2019 United Kingdom Annuities and Income Drawdown, Investment - Hedge Funds, Longevity
Willis Towers Watson has published the 2019 edition of its De-risking Report, which is designed to guide pension schemes that are contemplating hedging through a bulk annuity or longevity swap through the current landscape of the insurance industry. In the report, Willis Towers Watson predicts that the trend towards bulk annuity "mega deals" witnessed in 2018, during which more than 20bn of bulk annuities were transacted, is set to continue in 2019. The report also discusses significant macro-trends which are likely to affect deal activity in 2019, including Brexit and GMP equalisation.

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 2019 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 - December 2018
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
7 Jan 2019 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General
According to the latest edition of Pension Finance Watch, the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index declined significantly during December. The index fell by 7.3% during December to 76.2, its largest monthly decrease since May 2012.

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 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Funded status of largest U.S. corporate pension plans slipped in 2018, Willis Towers Watson analysis finds
Funded status of largest U.S. corporate pension plans slipped in 2018
Willis Towers Watson
2 Jan 2019 United States Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Investment - Performance, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
Research by Willis Towers Watson has revealed a fall in the funded status of the largest corporate pension plans at the end of 2018 due to a sharp decline in the stock market during the fourth quarter. According to the analysis, the aggregate pension funded status is estimated to be 84% at the end of 2018, compared with 85% at the end of 2017. The aggregate pension funded status stood at 90% after the first nine months of 2018.

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 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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