Using our 2019 Long-Term Capital Markets Assumptions and our estimate of the average current pension profile, we projected forward the buyout position of the average UK pension scheme.
With global recessionary risks rising, we provide a framework to help UK pensions prepare for near-term risks that could challenge the fulfillment of their sponsor covenants.
This week the House of Commons demonstrated that a clear majority of Members of Parliament (MPs) are not willing to leave the EU without a deal.
This week, the Federal Reserve (Fed) revealed itself to be even more dovish than generally perceived, both in the caution with which it assesses the current state of the economy and in its projections for the economy and interest rates.
Last night a series of votes took place in the UK House of Commons. The purpose of the votes was to establish a potential way forward for the Brexit negotiations that could command the support of a majority of members of Parliament (MPs).
There has been significant progress in the Brexit negotiations in the last 48 hours.
We believe the Brexit negotiations will conclude with a relatively ���soft��� Brexit. But, as current media headlines show, there are still a number of compromises that need to be made on both sides to seal the deal.
The Italian election did not result in a majority for either a single party or coalition.
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.