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Month: June 2017

Week 25 In Review

Oil Enters Bear Market For the week ending 23 June 2017 · Crude oil prices decline more than 20% from recent highs · Brexit negotiations begin · BOE governor, economist split over rate moves · MSCI admits China’s A shares · Fed’s Powell OK with relaxing Volcker rule Global equities slipped overall this week, but not before the S&P 500… Read More ›

The UK Company Pension Crisis

The Final Salary Pension Scheme The black hole in Britain’s final salary pension schemes has grown to a record £390 billion, new data suggests. The deficit of all UK private sector defined benefit schemes has rocketed by £135 billion in the past year alone, the equivalent of a £2.6 billion increase every week, JLT Employee… Read More ›

Have I got a Defined Benefit Pension?

We have been finding many people lately with DB pensions from the UK and feel that everyone who has one or think they may have one knows about their options. To give you an idea of how things may have increased, the last two clients with final salary schemes that we retrieved valuations for had… Read More ›

European markets hit fresh highs; US quits the Paris agreement

For the week ending 2nd June 2017 US nonfarm payrolls rose 138,000; March/April revised down European markets hit fresh highs Draghi suggests no immediate policy shift UK polls narrow for Conservatives US quits the Paris agreement U.S. stocks rose for the second consecutive week, bringing the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 Index, and… Read More ›