Interest and funding ratio

25 February 2021 | News

The interest also has a negative effect on the value of the pension liabilities. The pension liabilities increase when interest rates fall. With a lower interest rate, you have to reserve more capital in order to be able to meet the pension obligations in the future. This can also be seen in the low (policy) funding ratio. Because the pension capital has decreased and the pension liabilities have increased, this mutual relationship is different, resulting in a low (policy) funding ratio.

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