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PwC survey shows all pension schemes considering move to market values

Consultancy PriceWaterhouseCoopers says pension schemes are going through their biggest reorganisation for twenty years with a third having moved to market values when calculating liabilities.


The survey shows there has been a strong move away from discounting the expected future share dividends with almost all schemes considering a move to market values.


But the survey shows there is still wide variation amongst funds about matching assets to liabilities.


The most cautious actuary surveyed would want a scheme to hold twice as many assets as the most optimistic.

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