Employer contributions up 4%.
The 10 largest funds accounted for 66% of capital, up from 48% in 2014.
Total AUM for the 500 biggest managers rose 5.8% in 2016.
Euro-dominated CTAs struggle.
Illinois, Alaska, and Connecticut among largest unfunded liabilities.
Trade association argues that regulator is too focused on process, and not enough on people.
S&P 500 up 0.05%, while MSCI EAFE down 0.31%.
Report finds most companies are interested in pension risk transfers.
Growth of liabilities outpaced assets, however, deficits are down from a year ago.
Report shows that pension closures continue at the UK’s largest companies.
The number of plans in the Netherlands has plunged 75% in 20 years.
NEPC report says fees didn’t decline for the first time since 2010.
Reports take half-empty, half-full view of pension funding.
Cause linked to unreported debt, unrealistic return expectations.