U.K. companies abandoning defined benefit plans, along with cult of equity

Payne, Beatrix
March 2002
Pensions & Investments;3/4/2002, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p14
Reports the decision of businesses to close defined benefit plans in the U.S. Companies increasing allocations to fixed income; Emergence of an accounting standards providing risks to the pension; Approval for the smoothing of pension assets and liabilities under the standards.


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