Watch Webinar Watch on YouTube the recording of our webinar which was broadcast live on Wednesday, 11th October 2023, the morning after Minster Michael McGrath took to his feet in the Dáil to announce Budget 2024. Investment Strategist, Daniel Moroney, provided an investment update for 2023 and the outlook for 2024. Tax Consultant, Brendan Twohig, advised on the key changes from Budget 2024. Download PDF below
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Watch Webinar The Investment Conundrum: How to optimise your investments and pension funds in an era of higher equity and bond market volatility, high inflation, and rising interest rates. Bumpy Road Ahead? The investment conundrum Speakers Seamus Coffey, UCC and Peter Smith, Aviva, share their views on the economic backdrop and an investment outlook for 2023. The global equity and bond markets underwent a severe correction in 2022. What can investors expect for 2023? Our speakers will share their views and some of the key challenges and opportunities within the...
How to position your investments in an era of geopolitical shocks, potential recession, heightened volatility in markets, and inflation concerns; how to take advantage of the opportunities that exist; the importance of having a longer-term financial plan for all seasons.
Difficult terrain ahead? The Investment Conundrum: How to optimise your investments and pension funds in an era of higher equity and bond market volatility, and high inflation, and rising interest rates. Download PDF below Video Link
The Investment Conundrum: How to optimise your investments and pension funds in an era of higher equity and bond market volatility, and high inflation. The global equity and bond markets have undergone a severe correction in the past six months. Investors have many questions which merit careful consideration, such as: With world inflation at a 40 year high, are there echoes of 2011 with the recent Italian bond spreads widening from core European bonds rates? Lessons learnt from the last five bear markets, i.e. of 1982, 1991, 2001, 2008...
The Investment Conundrum: How to optimise your pension fund and investments in an era of higher equity valuations, negative interest rates and creeping inflation. The global economy has undergone a severe shock in the past 12 months. With the vaccine rollout allowing us to tentatively look beyond the pandemic, investors have many questions which merit careful consideration such as: Extraordinary Central Bank policy measures have been implemented, but what are the longer-term effects? Why are global equity markets hitting new all-time highs when so much of the...
It is important for you to take control of any dormant pension funds still managed by ex-employers. The first item on your action plan is to ask your ex employer to send on your updated leaving service options statement. This will detail how much your pension is currently worth and will outline all of your options, one of which will detail your option to move your pension monies from your ex employer’s scheme to your personally owned buyout bond pension...
Recent weeks serve as a useful reminder that short term volatility will always be part of the investment journey. Equities recovered some ground this week, having endured a torrid time in recent weeks. Even though there was an initial strong start to 2018, which saw equities rise by 3.5%, extreme short-term volatility has re-emerged and the global equity index (in euro terms) lost 4% last week and currently, the year to date loss stands at 2%. Recent equity losses appear to...
View the recent publication on The Sunday Times, written by our financial advisor Eoin Buckley here.