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Pension Finance Watch – November 2020

Pension index jumps in November


December 7, 2020

The Willis Towers Watson Pension Index increased briskly in November.

Domestic and international equity generated very strong returns for the month. The 3.1% monthly growth brings the index to 77.1, a little less than 2% below the year’s opening level.

About this report

Pension Finance Watch is designed to support our clients in the ongoing financial management of their U.S. retirement plans. The report tracks the value of the Willis Towers Watson Pension Index in a series that was initiated in 1990.

The index reflects the asset/liability performance of a hypothetical benchmark pension plan, and provides an indicator of capital market effects on pension plan financing. Individual plan results will vary based on such factors as portfolio composition, investment management strategy, liability characteristics and contribution policy.

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Aaron Weindling, FSA, CFA

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