The latest round of quantitative easing (QE) from the Bank of England (BoE) is set to drive down annuity rates even further, hitting pensioners' incomes.
With an extra £50bn of QE announced yesterday in an attempt to stimulate the economy, further falls in gilt yields, which are linked to annuities, are expected. The QE programme now stands at £375bn...
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The recent sell off in the bond market and growing liquidity issues have forced bond investors to use similar hedging techniques, undermining their effectiveness and causing concerns about how much downside protection funds really have.
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