TITLE

Global pension funding at highest mark in two years

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Tom
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Feb2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
19668072

 

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