The Week in Numbers – Week beginning 22nd June

The Week in Numbers – Week beginning 22nd June

£60K – Number of people who have accessed the pensions freedoms since they were introduced in April, Chancellor George Osbourne saysblue news

£1bn – Amount of money savers have taken from their pension pots since April

4 – Number of providers removed from Intrinsic’s protection panel following a review. The Providers are Cirencester Friendly, LV=, Shepards Friendly and Zurich

3 – Number of offices Aviva plans to close as part of a cost-cutting drive following its merger with Friends Life

0.1% – UK inflation in May, up from a negative figure of -0.1% in April, according to the Office for National Statistics

£100m – Value of shares being issued by Aberdeen Asset Management to Japanese bank Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation in a bid to power new fund launches

£2tn – Total UK private sector defined benefit liabilities according to pensions consultant Hymans Roberston

£2.9bn – Office for Budget Responsibility’s latest cost estimate for the state pension triple lock – around £2.4bn higher than its original guess in 2010


Original Figures Published in MoneyMarketing Magazine 18th June 2015

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