Emerging markets, activists funds post strong gains, while managed futures and large funds struggled.
Aggregate deficit is up $8 billion from the $408 billion measured at the end of 2016.
State trust fund increased $5.3 billon to $72.4 billion.
Assets increased by £5.3 billion, as funding ratio rises to 121.6%.
Survey finds only 20% of the UK believe employer pensions will make the most of their money.
EDI works by adopting many of the same principles institutional investors use for outcomes-based portfolios and adapting them for insurance.
Asia accounts for almost half of the global total with a record $22 billion invested.
Volume and value are halved year over year after sharp quarterly decline.
Funded ratio is still up 7.6% YTD, according to Wilshire.
“Medium-term imbalances” cast a cloud on the outlook, according to a report.
Report finds half as many 18-34 year olds have pensions as older generations.
Latest data shows funding ratios drop below 70% since 2010, posting two consecutive years of 4% losses.
Despite contribution increases, most plans experienced negative amortization over the past decade.
Political, economic, and regulatory concerns outweigh strong performance.
After $100 billion of redemptions in 2016, some signs of optimism build for hedge fund industry.