Funding ratio

Funding ratio

The ratio of a pension plan's assets to its liabilities.

Funding Ratio

A ratio of a pension or annuity's assets to its liabilities. A funding ratio above 1 indicates that the pension or annuity is able to cover all payments it is obligated to make. A ratio below 1 indicates that it is either unable to make payments or is in danger of not being able to do so.
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Mohammad Yousef Al-Hashel declared the issuance of the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) Guidelines for conventional and Islamic banks.
Global Banking News-October 26, 2015--Kuwait's central bank issues guidelines on Net Stable Funding Ratio
Mohammad Yousef Al-Hashel announced the issuance of the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) Guidelines for conventional and Islamic banks.
Mohammad Yousef Al-Hashel announced Sunday the issuance of the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) Guidelines for both conventional and Islamic banks.
Banks approved to move onto the LCR will also be required to comply with the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) when this ratio comes into effect by 1 January 2018.
The core issue is that the funding ratio of many state and municipal employee pension funds has declined precipitously since the financial crisis.
pension fund size, funding ratio, and participants' average pension wealth, influence equity exposure positively and significantly, in line with expectations.
Since 2008, its funding ratio has continued to improve.
According to Mercer's latest Pension Risk Survey data, the estimated aggregate IAS19 deficit for the defined benefit schemes of the FTSE 350 companies stood at pounds 69bn (equivalent to a funding ratio of 88%) at the end of April This corresponds to a deficit of pounds 70bn at the end of March (funding ratio of 88%) and a figure of pounds 61bn at the end of December 2011 (funding ratio of 89%).
The fund said in a letter sent to its members this week that its funding ratio -- a measure of how well a pension scheme can meet its liabilities -- was 85 per cent at the end of November, down from 180 per cent at the end of 2007.
It ended the period with a wholesale funding ratio of 27 per cent.
Proceeds from the sale will increase the system's funding ratio to as much as 70% from just 19% currently, Irizarry said.
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