Index

Corporate Pension Funding Index

04 August 2022 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

The Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio decreases to 104.5% as pension liability increases outpace investment gains.

11 July 2022 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

The Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio decreased to 106.3% as asset declines from poor investment performance exceeded liability gains from continued discount rate increases

07 June 2022 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

The Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio increased for the sixth consecutive month and settled at 107.0% at the end of May.

09 May 2022 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Milliman 100 PFI: The funded ratio of the largest corporate defined-benefit pension plans increases to 106.7% despite a 4.66% loss in asset values

07 April 2022 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Milliman 100 PFI: The funded ratio of the largest corporate defined-benefit pension plans rose to 105.2% as of March 31, up from 102.5% a month earlier

09 March 2022 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Despite financial market declines, rising discount rates boosted corporate pension funded ratio to 102.4% in February, up from 100.9% a month earlier.

08 February 2022 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio rises to 101.4%

12 January 2022 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio ends 2021 at 99.6%, the closest it’s been to full funding since 2008.

07 December 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Corporate pension funded ratio declines to 97.6% in November due to investment losses for Milliman Pension Funding Index.

05 November 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Strong investment returns drive Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio to 98.1%.

11 October 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Asset losses and increased liabilities leave the Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio flat compared to August.

09 September 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

The Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio rose to 97.1 percent, ending two-month skid in funded status losses.

09 August 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

The Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio continues its recent slide, to 95.8 percent in July, down from 97.1 percent in June, as lower interest rates increase liabilities

12 July 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Decline in discount rate pushes funded status downward in June to 97.2 percent, from 98.8 percent in May, giving up 12 percent of gains from eight-month streak of increases.

04 June 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Ever so close to full funding: The Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index increases to 98.8 percent in May, up from 98.4 percent in April, as gains eclipse rate decreases

06 May 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

The Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index funded ratio increases to 98.3% as investment gain of 2.30% offsets discount rate decrease.

15 April 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Milliman 100 PFI leaps to 98.4% in March, up from 95.1% a month earlier, thanks in part to rising interest rates for the third consecutive month.

08 March 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

Update: Milliman 100 PFI funded ratio raises to 92.9% in February as a result of rising interest rates.

05 February 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

In January, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans improved by $39 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

08 January 2021 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

After experiencing steep declines in the first quarter of 2020, asset returns roared back for the remainder of 2020 and limited the funded status deterioration due to declining discount rates.

07 December 2020 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

In November, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans increased by $12 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

05 November 2020 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

As discount rates rose in October, the funded ratio increased to 85.1%, as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

06 October 2020 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

In September, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans decreased by $8 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

09 September 2020 - By Zorast Wadia

In August, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans increased by $93 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

10 August 2020 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

In July, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans decreased by $68 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

13 July 2020 - By Zorast Wadia, Charles J. Clark

In June, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit plans decreased by $6 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

05 December 2019 - By Charles J. Clark, Zorast Wadia

In November, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans increased by $15 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

11 November 2019 - By Charles J. Clark, Zorast Wadia

In October, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans increased by $11 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

07 October 2019 - By Charles J. Clark, Zorast Wadia

In September, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans rose by $38 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

06 September 2019 - By Charles J. Clark, Zorast Wadia

In August, the funded status deficit of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans increased by $87 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

08 August 2019 - By Charles J. Clark, Zorast Wadia

In July, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit plans decreased by $11 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

08 July 2019 - By Charles J. Clark, Zorast Wadia

In June, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans increased by $1 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

12 June 2019 - By Charles J. Clark, Zorast Wadia

In May, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans decreased by $65 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

09 May 2019 - By Charles J. Clark, Zorast Wadia

In April, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans increased by $29 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

11 March 2019 - By Charles J. Clark, Zorast Wadia

In February, the funded status of the 100 largest corporate defined benefit pension plans improved by $20 billion as measured by the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index.

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