Pension Funds On Globally Solid Footing: Towers Watson

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Pension Funds On Globally Solid Footing: Towers Watson

A study by Towers Watson covering 13 major pension markets finds that pension assets in these markets aggregated $31,980 billion as at the end of 2013, and that they represented 83.4% of GDP.

The study also noted that compared to 2012, assets grew 9.5% while the ratio to GDP increased 7.8% from 75.6% in the previous year. It may be noted that the ratio of assets to GDP stands at the highest level since this study commenced.