The funded status of U.S. corporations with defined benefit pension plans continued to improve in October, according to three new reports.
November 04, 2013 | 03:31 pm
State and local governments experienced more ratings downgrades than upgrades in the third quarter, according to Moody's Investor Service, in part because of the new way the ratings agency assesses...
October 28, 2013 | 02:37 pm
From the energy crisis of the 1970s to the financial crisis of 2008 to the ongoing pension funding crisis, the past 40 years have seen crises driving the invention of new ways to protect plan assets.
October 14, 2013
The funded status of 100 of the largest U.S. corporate pension plans increased 2.1 percentage points to 91.4% in September, according to the latest Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.
October 08, 2013 | 02:35 pm
The funded status of the typical U.S. corporate pension plan reached 91% at the end of September, its highest level since June 2011, according to the BNY Mellon Institutional Scorecard.
October 03, 2013 | 04:01 pm
The funded status of corporate pension plans reached 90% at the end of September, according to a monthly report from Mercer and quarterly report from Legal & General Investment Management America.
October 02, 2013 | 03:51 pm
Funding of Canadian defined benefit plans improved in the third quarter, according to separate reports issued Tuesday by Aon Hewitt and Mercer.
October 01, 2013 | 01:59 pm
Although a Wilshire Associates report showed aggregate funded status of local government pension funds was down 11 percentage points in 2012 from the previous year, about two-thirds of P&I Online...
September 30, 2013 | 04:16 pm
CalSTRS has a funding ratio well below what is fiscally sound, according to a report of various high-risk budget issues facing the state released Thursday by state Auditor Elaine Howle.
September 26, 2013 | 04:34 pm
More than half of the 50 largest local governments in the country have pension underfunding liabilities greater than revenues, according to a report issued by Moody's Investors Service on Thursday.
September 26, 2013 | 04:22 pm
Pension researchers at the Pew Charitable Trusts are coming under attack from public pension advocates for their role in promoting public pension reforms around the country through their partnership...
September 26, 2013 | 04:10 pm
The aggregate funded status of local government pension plans was 69% for the 2012 fiscal year, down 11 percentage points from the previous year, according to a report from Wilshire Associates on 106 ...
September 24, 2013 | 03:42 pm
The funded status of state pension plans continued dropping in 2012, although the losses were relatively modest, according to a report from Morningstar.
September 16, 2013 | 03:50 pm
The funded status of 100 of the largest U.S. corporate pension plans retreated slightly in August, decreasing 0.5 percentage points to 89.4%, according to the latest Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.