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Pension Finance Watch - January 2019
Pension Finance Watch - January 2019
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.
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FTSE 350 Pension Deficit Holds Steady in January
Pensions Risk Survey
4 Feb 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from the Mercer Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that the deficit of FTSE 350 DB pension schemes remained at £41bn in January. According to Mercer, pension scheme liabilities increased by £18bn to £806bn in January due to a fall in corporate bond yields, offset by a fall in market implied inflation. The figures also show that asset values rose by £18bn to £765bn leaving the overall deficit unchanged.
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Compliance and enforcement - Quarterly bulletin: October - December 2018
Compliance and Enforcement Quarterly Bulletin
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Feb 2019 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 October and December 2018. According to the bulletin, between October and December 2018 TPR issued 6,795 automatic enrolment compliance notices and conducted 88 automatic enrolment inspections. The report also highlights that during this quarter the Regulator conducted its first prosecution of an employer's adviser for falsely claiming that his client's staff had been automatically enrolled into a pension.
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January sees drop in UK pension deficit, PwC’s Skyval Index shows
PwC Skyval Index
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
31 Jan 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PwC Skyval index, the deficit of defined benefit pension funds has decreased by £80bn compared to the previous month end and the total deficit now stands at £210bn at the end of January 2019. The reduction in the deficit is thought to be largely the result of the adoption of a new dataset, along with positive asset performance.

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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Dutch pension funds’ financial position deteriorated
Dutch pension funds’ financial position deteriorated
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)
29 Jan 2019 Netherlands Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance, Surpluses and Deficits
According to De Nederlandsche Bank, the policy funding ratio for Dutch pension funds slumped to 103.3% at the end of the fourth quarter of 2018 from 110.3% at the end of the third quarter.

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FTSE100 pension schemes lock in funding gains after deficit improves £36bn in 12 months
FTSE100 pension schemes lock in funding gains after deficit improves £36bn in 12 months
JLT Employee Benefits (JLT)
25 Jan 2019 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
According to research by JLT Employee Benefits, FTSE 100 companies' aggregate DB pension scheme deficit improved by £36bn to £1bn over the year to 30 June 2018. In the same time period, FTSE 100 schemes' allocation to bonds rose to 66%, up from 63% a year earlier.

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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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UK pension deficit increases by £60bn in December, according to PwC Skyval Index figures
PwC Skyval Index
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
9 Jan 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits
According to the latest PwC Skyval Index, at the end of December 2018 the deficit of UK DB pension funds was £290bn, an increase of £60bn compared with the deficit recorded at the end of the previous month. The increase in the deficit is thought to be a result of the High Court's ruling on GMP equalisation at the end of October, a fall in bond yields and a fall in assets.

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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LCP predicts that as many as 15 FTSE 100 companies are set to offload their UK pension plans by 2021
LCP predicts that as many as 15 FTSE 100 companies are set to offload their UK pension plans by 2021
Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP)
8 Jan 2019 United Kingdom Pension Buy-out Companies, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
Analysis by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) has revealed that as many as 15 FTSE 100 companies will be able to offload their DB pension schemes in the next three years. According to LCP's analysis of the funding position of the FTSE 100, if current deficit contribution levels of about £7bn per year continue, a further nine companies will reach a full buyout through 2025, and a further 16 by the end of 2028.

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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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Defined Benefit plans end 2018 on a sour note
Mercer Pension Health Index
Mercer
3 Jan 2019 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 31 December 2018, the Index stood at 102%, down from 112% on 28 September 2018 and 106% at the beginning of 2018. The Index has also revealed that less than 30% of Canadian pension plans ended the year fully funded, a sharp decline from the 60% that achieved this level at the end of September.

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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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JLT's monthly fund index update for the month of January 2019
JLT's monthly fund index update
JLT Employee Benefits (JLT)
2 Jan 2019 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 31 December 2018, UK private sector pension schemes had a funding level of 93% and a deficit of £107bn, compared with a funding level of 93% and a deficit of £119bn as at 31 December 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 >> Jan 2019 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Credit Suisse Swiss Pension Fund Index Q4 2018
Credit Suisse Swiss Pension Fund Index
Credit Suisse
Jan 2019 Switzerland Countries - excl. European Union and US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Superfunds (DB)
Credit Suisse has published its fourth quarterly Swiss Pension Fund Index for 2018, which reveals that the index fell by 3.5% to close at a level of 166.96 points at the end of December 2018. According to the report, the months of October and December had a particularly negative effect with the overall annual performance for 2018 as –3.20%.

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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DC trust: presentation of scheme return data 2018 - 2019
DC trust: a presentation of scheme return data
The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
Jan 2019 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends
TPR has released the latest edition of its annual statistics on occupational DC trust-based pension schemes, including hybrid dual-section schemes, and memberships. The report shows that the number of DC occupational schemes with two or more DC members has declined by 2% and the number of occupational schemes with 12 or more members has declined by 8%. The research also found that membership in schemes with 12 or more members increased by 33% over the last year, and by over 640% since the start of 2010.

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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