Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Fears for pension schemes as £30billion is wiped off FTSE after shares plummet
Investors were reeling yesterday after share prices plunged on stock markets around the world. The FTSE index of Britain's 100 biggest companies fell 146 points - 2.6 per cent - to close at 5,479 points. It wiped more than £30billion off the index.