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Is An "Englishman's Home" His Pension?
Is An "Englishman's Home" His Pension?
National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)
15 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Industry Bodies (excl. Regulatory Bodies), Investment - General, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has published a two part study commissioned by the ABI entitled "Is An 'Englishman's Home' His Pension?" The research outlines new evidence that UK households with a mortgage are less likely to make long-term investments, which is likely to mean less pension savings.
CE107271C Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Aviva's Real Retirement Report Part 2: Working Beyond 50
Aviva's Real Retirement Report
Aviva
15 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Longevity, Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
Aviva has published its 2017 Real Retirement Report Part 2: Working Beyond 50, which shows that many older workers are relying on external factors to be able to afford a comfortable retirement. A quarter (25%) of respondents are hoping to profit from downsizing to a smaller home or moving to a cheaper area, while 24% are relying on receiving an inheritance and 13% say they are relying on a lottery win.
F4107257A Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
14 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Investment - General, Pensioners & Retirement, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC)
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:
  • When do you think the next UK base interest rise will occur?;
  • Should investment consultants take the lead on driving up disclosure of investment costs and charges?;
  • Does there need to be an international regulatory approach to cost and charge disclosure?;
  • Are the benefits of pooling DC pension schemes being oversold?; and
  • Should there be an independent ‘later life commission’ to develop an integrated, long-term, national strategy for financing retirement and social care?
AF10724EF Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Transfer values remain stable over October
Transfer values remain stable over October
Xafinity
13 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Scheme Issues & Trends, Transfers
According to the Xafinity Transfer Value Index, transfer values remained relatively stable from the end of September to the end of October, fluctuating between £229,000 and £234,000.
EE10722B4 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
'We'll never have it so good in retirement' - say people counting down to giving up work
Class of 2017
Prudential
10 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement, Savings
Research from Prudential has revealed that 50% of those who are in their final ten years of work ahead of their planned retirement date admit to being jealous of the finances of those who have already retired. According to the findings, 54% of people who are due to retire in the next ten years believe that they will be worse off in retirement than today's pensioners.
AB1071927 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
October treats for Irish pension funds
October treats for Irish pension funds
Rubicon Investment Consulting
8 Nov 2017 Ireland European Union members, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - Performance
Rubicon Investment Consulting's latest report has revealed that Irish pension funds returned 2.7% on average during October. Over the past 12 months, the average fund return was 12.5%.
FF1072048 Click here to view the full summary.  
 
PTL announces results of quarterly DB Risk Survey
DB Risk Survey Results
PTL
8 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Trustees
PTL has released the latest results of its quarterly DB risk survey, which asks trustees to indicate their top three current DB risks. The survey found that trustees selected employer covenant risk, longevity increases and Brexit investment implications as their top concerns. In the survey, the aggregate number of votes that each risk received is presented as a proportion of all the risks selected. The latest results revealed that the employer covenant score increased from 14% to 24% since the last quarter.
A610714D3 Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Pensions Buzz
Pensions Buzz
Professional Pensions
7 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI, Investment - General, Scheme Issues & Trends, Surpluses and Deficits, Taxation
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:
  • How likely is it the Chancellor will reform tax relief in the Budget?;
  • Cardano’s Kerrin Rosenberg has said asset/liability modelling of DB schemes is too optimistic. Do you agree?;

  • Who should lead on putting pressure on companies to disclose ESG information?;
  • Should the covenant of a scheme’s sponsor weaken, how, in your view, should investment strategy change?; and
  • Should the Government amend the rules around salary exchange arrangements (where contributions are made wholly by an employer before an employee is paid) to allow lower-paid workers to benefit?
70107186F Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
The impact of DC asset pooling: International evidence
The impact of DC asset pooling: International evidence
Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)
7 Nov 2017 WORLDWIDE Investment - General
The Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has published a report, commissioned by Schroders, that considers evidence from large DC schemes in Australia, South Africa, Mexico and Italy in order to explore the potential link between larger schemes and better member outcomes. The report also explores the reasons behind consolidation in these countries and discusses the lessons that may be relevant to the UK DC market.
4B10713BB Click here to view the full summary.  
 
S & P 1500 pension funded status remained level in October
S & P 1500 Pension Funded Status
Mercer
6 Nov 2017 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 83% funded status in October 2017. At the end of October, the estimated aggregate deficit was $387bn, which represents a $5bn decrease compared to the deficit measured at the end of September 2017.
EB107129B Click here to view the full summary. Click here to contact the authors.
 
Increase in inflation expectations wipes out investment gains made by FTSE 350 pension schemes
Pensions Risk Survey
Mercer
3 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Accounting, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Data from Mercer's Pensions Risk Survey has revealed that the accounting deficit of DB pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies fell slightly from £68bn at the end of September to £67bn on 31 October 2017.
3B10710ED Click here to view the full summary.  
 
Credit Suisse Swiss Pension Fund Index Q3 2017
Credit Suisse Swiss Pension Fund Index
Credit Suisse
2 Nov 2017 Switzerland Countries - excl. European Union and US, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Surpluses and Deficits
Credit Suisse has published its third quarterly Swiss Pension Fund Index for 2017, which reveals that in the third quarter the index rose by 1.82% to reach 168.95 points as of 30 September 2017, a new all-time high.

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 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The Millennial Mosaic - Pensions Through the Ages
The Millennial Mosaic - Pensions Through the Ages
Royal London
1 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Savings
Royal London has conducted research among 1,500 millennials (aged 25-34) to understand the key influences on millennials’ future long-term pension savings. The research found that auto-enrolment is popular among millennials, with 71% deciding to not opt-out after being enrolled and a further 8% saying that they initially opted out but went back in.

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 2017 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 October 2017
JLT's Monthly Fund Index Update
JLT Employee Benefits
1 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Investment - General, Surpluses and Deficits
JLT Employee Benefits has updated its monthly index revealing the funding position of all UK private sector DB schemes under IAS19. As at 31 October 2017, FTSE 100 companies had a funding level of 95% with a deficit of £39bn. At the same time the previous year, FTSE 100 companies had a funding level of 87% and a deficit of £95bn. 

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 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

7210705F8   Click here to contact the authors.
 
UK pension deficit drops by 50bn in October
PwC Skyval Index
PwC
1 Nov 2017 United Kingdom Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Surpluses and Deficits
Figures from PwC's Skyval Index have revealed that the deficit of the UK's DB pension funds stood at £410bn at the end of October 2017, a £50bn decrease compared to 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 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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