Discounting [6]

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Bullet points include: Many others also interested in discounting, e.g. Within firms: Financial planning: capital budgeting and accounting typically depend on discounting via e.g. weighted average cost of capital (WACC) Financial reporting: discount rates influence both P&L accounting and solvency analysis Across society Regulators: interested in ‘value for money’ and long-term impact of charges etc. Paper prepared at roughly same time as UK government consulted on discount rate to use in computing members’ pension contribution rates for public sector DB schemes Paper focuses on actuarial use of discount rates, mainly liability measurement Keen to establish a common framework for impartial and effective communication

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