Mercer suggests pension sponsors should now focus on the shakeout that lies ahead, with the potential bifurcation between liabilities sold to insurers and the hard stuff kept on pension balance sheets, by using hibernation investing.
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According to the researchers, sector diversification and yield curve positioning can help investors during rising-rate periods.
Vanguard’s lead actuary for the OCIO pension support business sounds a clear note of caution about attempting to “beat the rush” into long corporate bonds that could come along with a sharp rise in rates; Northern Trust experts explain how ultra-short duration funds can benefit DB plans today.
Mercer suggests key priorities for DB plan sponsors for 2018.