Corporate DB Plans May Go Long With Fixed-Income

Lewis, Jakema
April 2005
Investment Management Weekly;4/25/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p4
Focuses on the expectations of Merrill Lynch Investment Management on the role of the proposed pension reforms by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush in the shift in asset allocations of corporate defined-benefit (DB) plans into long-term fixed-income investments. Details of such proposed reforms; Findings of a survey on the response of DB plans to the proposals conducted by the Committee on the Investment of Employee Benefit Assets; Impact of the inclination to fixed-income investments on the bond markets.


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