Minimum interest rate of 1% remains unchanged for 2019

November 7, 2018 The Federal Council has today decided to maintain the current minimum interest rate of 1% for 2019, against the recommendation of the Federal Commission for Occupational Pensions, which proposed 0.75%. The 1% rate is certainly reasonable, but for plans close to the minimum BVG/LPP, the cost of maintaining the 6.8% conversion rate… Continue reading

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Minimum interest rate of 1% remains unchanged for 2018

November 2, 2017 During his meeting of November 1, 2017 the Federal Council has decided not to change the minimum interest rate of 1% for the occupational pension benefits. Thus the minimum interest rate remains the same as in 2017. The minimum interest rate is defined by taking into account the performance of the Federal… Continue reading

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The Swiss Chamber of Pension Actuaries (SKPE/ CSEP) has stipulated the level of the technical reference interest rate as at 30.09.2017 at 2.00%

The Swiss Chamber of Pension Actuaries (SKPE/ CSEP) has stipulated the level of the technical reference interest rate as at 30.09.2017 to be at 2.00% (previous year: 2.25%). This reference interest rate is valid as per 31.12.2017 for annual accounts 2017. For the time being, the corresponding directive FRP 4 / DTA 4 is under… Continue reading

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