Hedging costs to soar for UK pension funds

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Pension schemes that want to accurately hedge their liabilities could be hit with a whopping charge if legislation proposed by the UK government is passed.

The UK government announced in early July that it would introduce legislation at the earliest opportunity to ensure the consumer price index (CPI) becomes the statutory minimum for the revaluation and indexing of pension rights for all occupational pension schemes, rather than the retail prices index (RPI).

Most pensions in payment explicitly

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