Global Pension Finance Watch — Third quarter 2018
Rising interest rates lead to positive third-quarter index results
Austria, Belgium, Brazil + 23 more
- United Kingdom
- United States
Discount rates increased in all regions over the third quarter, driving the liability value down in most regions with the exception of Brazil and the U.S., where liability values slightly increased. This positive impact, combined with favorable investment returns, resulted in positive pension index returns over the third quarter for all global regions.