UK - Widespread concerns over falls in UK property prices is depressing equity values, Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow says.
This concern, along with fears of a war with Iraq and general gloom about the world economy, all led to the 11-day fall in the FTSE100 last month.
The fall was the longest since the index was created in 1984.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers