Towers Watson Finds Positive Fourth Quarter Failed to Lift Pension Index for Entire Year

Towers Watson finds positive fourth quarter failed to lift Pension Index for entire year
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Despite some improvements in the fourth quarter of 2011, pension funding levels in major global markets dropped over the year due to declining discount rates and disappointing asset returns, according to Towers Watson s latest Pension Index surveying the health of defined benefit plans.