Pensions

Transfer values increased before ending month unchanged

Media ReleaseMarch 18 2019

Pension transfer values as measured by the XPS Pensions Group Transfer Value Index increased broadly throughout February, before dropping sharply to end unchanged over the month. The index ended February 2019 at £235,000, the same as at the end of January.

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Investment

Will 2019 blow your scheme off course?

Briefing NoteMarch 07 2019

The future has always been uncertain, but with the approach of Brexit and notable international issues with trade and politics, it is interesting to think about what 2019 might have in store for a pension scheme’s progress against its journey plan.This note illustrates how you can combine two relatively simple and well established approaches, namely flight paths and scenario analysis, in a new way to provide a clear picture of the risks you face and how these may impact your plan.

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Investment

Calm before the storm?

XPS Investment NewsMarch 07 2019

UK equities, listed property and Sterling currency appreciated in value over February, largely attributable to the perceived reduced likelihood of a no-deal Brexit on 29 March. Following a concession by Theresa May, it is now a distinct possibility that Article 50 will be extended if Theresa May cannot garner sufficient support by the 12 March Parliament vote. However, a no-deal cannot be ruled out.

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Date Topic Title Publication type
Date: March 18 2019 Topic: Pensions Title: Transfer values increased before ending month unchanged Publication type: Media Release
Date: March 07 2019 Topic: Investment Title: Will 2019 blow your scheme off course? Publication type: Briefing Note
Date: March 07 2019 Topic: Investment Title: Calm before the storm? Publication type: XPS Investment News