In today’s uncertain market environment, sponsors of Canadian multi-employer pension plans need to remain vigilant about the risks their plans face — from changes in the benchmark discount rate to fluctuations in their industry’s employment levels.
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The model plan ended the year 101 percent funded, after rising interest rates and accelerated equity-market gains drove its funded ratio up 8 percentage points in the fourth quarter. The increase is good news for plan sponsors, but also highlights the ongoing need to manage the inherent volatility in capital markets and how it may affect their plan’s funded status over time.
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