Chart: Pension Funds and Market Volatility
Two-thirds staying the course despite a bumpy year.
April 28, 2016
Back in February, we surveyed a few of Canada’s largest DB pension plan sponsors to find out whether they were shaken up by two significant bouts of market volatility – last summer’s reaction to China and the market tumble of January 2016.
The chart below shows their response to the question, “has the recent market volatility and global sell-off has changed investment strategy and asset position.”
Two-thirds said no, they are not making changes based on the extreme market volatility of the last year.