Pension Finance Update

May 2016 Pension Finance Update

June 01, 2016

Higher interest rates and higher stock prices improved pension finances modestly in May. Both model pension plans we track gained a bit of ground last month. Plan A improved 1% in May, but remains down more than 6% so far in 2016, while Plan B picked up less than 1% last month, but is still down 3% year to date. Read More

April 2016 Pension Finance Update

May 03, 2016

Pension sponsors suffered another down month in April on the back of relentlessly lower interest rates. Both model pension plans we track lost ground last month: Plan A slipped 2% in April, and is now down more than 7% this year, while Plan B lost less than 1% last month and is now down more than 3% during 2016. Read More

March 2016 Pension Finance Update

April 04, 2016

Good month, bad quarter. Pension sponsors recovered some ground last month but remain in the red for 2016 at the end of the first quarter. Both model pension plans we track gained ground last month: Plan A improved 2% in March, but remains down more than 5% this year, while Plan B added 1% last month and is now down 3% during 2016: Read More

February 2016 Pension Finance Update

March 01, 2016

Following a difficult January, pension woes continued in February, marked by weak stock markets and falling interest rates. Both model pension plans we track lost ground again last month: Plan A fell 2% in February and is now down more than 8% this year, while Plan B dropped 1% last month and 4% total in the first two months of the year Read More

January 2016 Pension Finance Update

February 01, 2016

For the second straight year, pension sponsors suffered a significant setback in January, due to a combination of declining stock markets and lower long-term interest rates. Both model pension plans we track were down last month: Plan A dropped more than 6%, while Plan B lost almost 3%. Read More

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