The total deficit of defined benefit plans at companies in the U.K.’s FTSE 350 increased 3.6% during July to £116 billion ($195.6 billion).
August 05, 2014 | 12:05 pm
Ontario’s four government-run energy-sector pension plans with a combined C$15.8 billion (US$14.5 billion) in assets are unstable and don’t have strategies to handle future deficits if...
August 04, 2014 | 04:17 pm
The funded status of a typical U.S. corporate defined benefit plan dropped to 90.8% in July, down 1.2 percentage points from June, said the BNY Mellon Institutional Scorecard.
August 04, 2014 | 01:59 pm
A growing number of lawsuits and some key court rulings are making it harder for church-affiliated defined benefit plans to be exempt from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
August 04, 2014
The U.S. Senate approved on Thursday the House version of a highway funding bill that includes more generous pension funding calculations.
August 01, 2014 | 12:06 pm
The Senate version of a highway funding bill approved Tuesday calls for less generous pension funding calculations for defined benefit plans than a House plan approved July 15.
July 30, 2014 | 03:41 pm
The measured value of liabilities for most defined benefit plans will increase between 3% and 8% with the adoption of new mortality tables, said a report from Wilshire Consulting.
July 23, 2014 | 10:17 am
S&P 500 pension plan underfunding was cut in half to $224 billion in fiscal year 2013, down from $452 billion in 2012, said research by S&P Dow Jones Indices.
July 16, 2014 | 04:31 pm
More generous pension funding calculations for defined benefit plans were approved Tuesday by the House, 367-55, as part of legislation extending the Highway Trust Fund.
July 15, 2014 | 05:39 pm
FTSE 100 pension funds’ total deficit decreased 21% in the year ended March 31, to £60 billion ($103 billion), despite contributions decreasing 27% in the same period to £7.7 billion.
July 15, 2014 | 11:34 am
The aggregate funding ratio of S&P 500 companies with defined benefit pension plans improved to 89.5% at the end of June from 88.3% the previous month, Aon Hewitt said.
July 11, 2014 | 03:24 pm
The funded status of the 100 largest U.S. corporate pension plans increased in June because of slightly rising interest rates
July 10, 2014 | 03:39 pm
The House Ways and Means Committee late Tuesday proposed pension smoothing as part of a funding package for the Highway Trust Fund, which is projected to run out of money within weeks.
July 09, 2014 | 02:23 pm
State governments could provide a clearer picture of public pension debt as it relates to state budgets by using a low-risk discount rate, a new report states.
July 09, 2014 | 09:00 am
NISA Investment Advisors' Pension Surplus Risk index fell to 8.6% in June, a 90-basis-point drop from May.