Which way to go?

May 2009
Employee Benefit News;May2009, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p60
The article discusses the future trend and earning potential of liability-driven investing (LDI). The entry notes that sponsors of defined-benefit (DB) plans will take LDI more seriously as a result of the 2008 financial crisis. The section cites that the basic foundation of LDI is interest-rate risk management, wherein asset portfolios are re-aligned to respond to changes in interest rates in the same way that liabilities do. It mentions that changes in pension cost calculations for corporate earnings will lead to wider adoption of LDI programs.


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