Nick Lewis

Articles from Nick Lewis

  • WHY A RATE RISE DOES NOT GUARANTEE LOWER LIABILITIES

    “Carney tells UK to prepare for rate rises” - Financial Times, June 2014. The general consensus is that the Bank of England (BoE) will increase base rates early in 2015 (or maybe even sooner). This is an increase in interest rates, which is good for Defined Benefit (DB) pension funds right? Not necessarily. A rise in the base rate is not a guarantee that the value of pension fund liabilities will fall.  Why are interest rates important for DB pension funds? DB pension funds have to make pension payments to their members in the future, these are known as the fund’ ... ..read more

Nick joined Redington's Investment Consulting team in April 2014.
 
Nick was previously part of the Investment Consultancy team at Aon Hewitt working with a range of clients on investment strategy and risk management.
 
Nick is a CFA charterholder and previously studied Economics and Maths at Bristol University.
 
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