The last month in Q2 ends rocky, but the YTD and one-year returns are still OK.
Aggregate deficit falls to £29 billion at the end of May.
Index falls 0.41% during quarter, while S&P 500 gains 3.43%.
Although most plans are now fully funded, solvency gains can vanish quickly, firm says.
Despite investment loss, deficit of 100 largest corporate plans fell $23 billion.
Equity volatility causes assets to dip to their lowest since 2015, according to new census data.
Interest rates stirring mixed year-end, 2019 outlooks.
The aggregate funding level of the PPF’s 7800 Index dropped to 94.5% from 95.1%.
Liabilities decline, assets rise to help shrink gap by £16 billion.
Since 2015, the ESG-based asset class, which invests in the likes of farming and timber, has been delivering stronger returns.
Asset class faction and interest has grown by almost 50 members since last year.
Aggregate pension debt drops by $9 billion, but combined S&P 1500 debt is still more than $2 trillion.
Parliamentary committee said a voluntary approach for asset managers would not be effective.
The aggregate funded level of the FTSE 100 pension funds climbed to 99% last month.
Government assessment finds structural flaws, ‘entrenched underperformance.’