Association says study on public pension funding was ‘contrived’, and ‘cherrypicked’ data.
Mercer expects 2018 to be ‘biggest year ever’ for pension risk transfer.
Discount rates decreased by 3.56%.
Strong Q4 equity markets boost funded status ratios across the board.
Willis Towers Watson cites strong stock market performance and significant employer contributions as reasons for growth.
American Legislative Exchange Council says funding gaps are larger than what is being reported.
Only Luxembourg has a larger pension gender gap in Europe.
Europe seeing recovery, while China presents risk, opportunity.
The 10 largest funds accounted for 66% of capital, up from 48% in 2014.
Performance-based model, new leadership strengthens position.
White paper outlines key areas of focus for wealth managers in 2018.
Reports from Northern Trust, Mercer show continued improvement.
Nearly half of plan sponsors do not consider themselves a fiduciary.
Interest, new benefit accrual boosts total pension liability to almost $5 trillion.
International markets to lead growth, active management to make a resurgence.