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Pension Finance Watch - November 2018
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Dec 2018 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 increased during November, recovering much of the previous month's loss. The resulting 0.7% growth for the month brought the index to a value of 82.2.
D31132976 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
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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JLT's monthly fund index update for the month of December 2018
JLT's monthly fund index update
JLT Employee Benefits (JLT EB)
1 Dec 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
JLT Employee Benefits has published the latest update to its monthly index showing the funding position of UK private sector DB pension schemes under IAS19. According to the index, as at 30 November 2018, FTSE 100 companies had a funding level of 100% and a deficit of £1bn, compared with a funding level of 97% and a deficit of £22bn as at 30 November 2017. The data also shows an improvement in the funding position of UK private sector pension schemes as a whole, which at the end of November 2018 had a funding level of 97% and a deficit of £48bn, compared with a funding level of 94% and a £98bn deficit at the end of November 2017.
F3113175F Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Purple Book 2018 - DB Pensions Universe Risk Profile
Purple Book
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Dec 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Pension Protection Fund, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
The PPF has published the thirteenth edition of the Purple Book, which monitors the risks faced by 5,450 DB pension schemes throughout the UK. According to the findings on scheme funding, the aggregate deficit on a s179 basis improved from £161.8bn to £70.5bn in the year to the end of March 2018, whilst the aggregate funding level rose from 90.5% to 95.7%.
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UK pension deficit remains level over November, masking drop in liabilities and assets
PwC Skyval Index
PwC
29 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PwC Skyval Index, at the end of November 2018 the deficit of the UK's corporate DB pension funds stood at £230bn, in line with the deficit at the end of the previous month.
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Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
28 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Brexit, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Transfers, Trustees
 Professional Pensions has published the latest edition of Pensions Buzz, a weekly survey which monitors the attitudes and opinions of the industry. This edition's questions include:
  • On the whole, are you positive about the outlook for pensions in 2019?;
  • What do you believe will be the key positive for pensions in 2019?;
  • Should the contribution levels of highly compensated employees be linked to the contribution levels of lower-paid staff?;
  • Do you agree with MPs that HSBC has a moral imperative to drop pension clawback rules?;
  • Do you think auto-enrolment obligations should be simplified?; and
  • Should trustees suspend DB to DC pension transfer activity following the recent GMP equalisation ruling?
7D11311D7 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Compliance and Enforcement Quarterly Bulletin: July - September 2018
Compliance and Enforcement Quarterly Bulletin
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
15 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Trustees
TPR has published the latest edition of its quarterly compliance and enforcement bulletin, in which the Regulator provides an overview of how it used its powers between July and September 2018. According to the bulletin, between July and September 2018 TPR issued 14,997 compliance notices, a 45% reduction on the 27,219 issued in the previous quarter. The Regulator also used its enforcement powers 38,095 times between July and September 2018, compared to 43,700 times the previous 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 >> Nov 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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PTL announces results of fourth quarterly DB risk survey
DB risk survey
Pitmans Trustees Ltd (PTL)
7 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Brexit, Data Protection, Equality, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Longevity, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits, Technology & Systems, Trustees
PTL has published the results of its fourth quarterly DB Risk Survey, which asks respondents to indicate the top three risks currently facing DB pension schemes. The results of the survey show that employer covenant risk remains the highest-rated risk to DB schemes, while there has also been an increase in the percentage of respondents ranking the implications of Brexit for investment as one of their biggest concerns.

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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Pension Finance Watch - October 2018
Pension Finance Watch
Willis Towers Watson
6 Nov 2018 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 decreased for the first time in six months, falling by 1.1% during October to 81.6.

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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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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October sees jump in UK pension deficit according to PwCís Skyval Index
PwC Skyval Index
PwC
1 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PwC Skyval Index, at the end of October 2018 the deficit of the UK's corporate DB pension funds stood at £230bn, up from £150bn at the end of the previous month. This increase in the deficit is thought to be due to falling asset values and a decrease in gilt yields that increased the liabilities.

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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What Does Consistent Participation in 401(k) Plans Generate? Changes in 401(k) Plan Account Balances, 2010-2016
ICI Research Perspective and EBRI Issue Brief
Investment Company Institute (ICI) and Employee Benefit Research Institue (EBRI)
Nov 2018 United States Countries - US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Savings
The Investment Company Institute (ICI) and the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) have published an annual update of their longitudinal analysis of 401(k) plan participants drawn from the EBRI/ICI 401(k) database. According to the findings, average 401(k) plan account balances for consistent participants increased by 122% across the period from year-end 2010 to year-end 2016.

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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Dutch pension funds' policy funding ratio increased, but remains below index-linking threshold
Dutch pension funds' policy funding ratio increased, but remains below index-linking threshold
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)
30 Oct 2018 Netherlands Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
According to De Nederlandsche Bank, during the third quarter of 2018 the policy funding ratio for Dutch pension funds increased by 0.6 percentage points to 109.0%, with almost all pension funds experiencing an improvement in their financial position.

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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Five FTSE 100 companies pay more pension contributions than dividends
Five FTSE 100 companies pay more pension contributions than dividends
JLT Employee Benefits (JLT EB)
29 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Research from JLT Employee Benefits has found that pension contributions outweighed dividends for five FTSE 100 sponsors in the year to 31 March 2018. By comparison six companiesí pension contributions outweighed their dividend pay-outs over the year to 31 March 2017. The findings also revealed that FTSE 100 companies paid £8.2bn of funding towards reducing pension schemes deficits in the year to 31 March 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 >> Oct 2018 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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