Global pension funding at highest mark in two years

Anderson, Tom
February 2006
Employee Benefit News;Feb2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p58
The article reports on the worldwide increase in the funding levels of defined benefit pension plans in the third quarter of 2005 according to a Tower Perrin analysis. Higher bond yields and better stock performance have influenced the trend. The markets measured in the analysis recorded double-digit equity returns. The capital market movements benefited the pension plans according to Martine Ferland, a principal with Global Consulting Group. INSET: Global Breakdown.


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