No need to panic

Allen, Andy
September 2007
People Management;9/6/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p18
This article focuses on concerns over the possible impact of the world stock market turmoil on employee pension schemes in Great Britain. In September 2007, world stock markets plunged, decreasing value of shares. With pensions funds owning shares as part of their portfolio, many employees may be wondering whether they might be better off diverting funds to the safety of their mortgages. According to Michael Rose, director of reward and human resources strategy at Aon, stock market volatility allows participants to benefit from pound cost averaging.


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