Pension contributions

Public pension liabilities vastly outpacing contributions despite higher payments — report

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Contributions to public pension plans have increased in recent years, but their unfunded liabilities have increased more.
 Bayer plans €528 million stock contribution to pension fund

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Bayer AG says it plans to contribute about €528 million ($590 million) to its pension plan as it seeks to reduce its stake in polymer company Covestro.
Puerto Rico governor’s budget promises to cover pensions

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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello promised to cover $2 billion in benefit payments of the Puerto Rico Government Employees Retirement System.
Texas lawmakers approve Dallas Police & Fire Pension System pension reform

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The Texas Legislature passed a pension reform bill for the $2.1 billion Dallas Police & Fire Pension System.
Rhode Island Employees board votes to reduce assumed rate of return to 7%

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The board of the $7.8 billion Rhode Island Employees’ Retirement System, Providence, voted Monday to reduce its assumed rate of return to 7% from 7.5%.
5% of U.K. pension plans could suffer from sponsoring employer's unprofitability

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One in 20 U.K. corporate defined benefit funds has a weak funding ratio due to market conditions such as low bond yields, leading to increased liabilities and large deficits, said The Pensions...