Global pension assets down 3.5% in 2018: Study

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Global pension fund assets fell 3.5% to $40.1trn at the end of 2018 from $41.56trn the previous year, the third worst showing in 20 years, according to a report from Willis Towers Watson Investments, an advisory, broking and solutions firm. The US is the largest pension market followed, at significant distance, by Japan and the UK. Together they account for over 76% of all pensions assets. The report, which covers 22 major pension markets, also found that for the first time, defined-con...

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