10
Jun

Deposit Rates – 10th June 2009

Following recent client feedback, we are now adding a facility to our website for visitors to research current deposit rates in the market. Follow this link for current deposit rates. Follow this link for details on current Deposit Protection Schemes. 4% fixed over 6 months or 4.5% fixed over 12 months from Investec Bank – click here for further details.

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9
Jun

Market Review – May 2009

Equity markets progressed again in May with the MSCI World Index up 2.2% for the month. Investors are renewing focus on macro economic data and the outlook for economies post the recent company earnings reporting season. There seems to be increasing consensus that the global economy is not heading towards a 1930’s style global economic depression. Markets are responding positively …Read More0
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May

Market Review – April 2009

April saw a continued rally in equity markets from their lows in early March 2009. The MSCI World Index rose by 11.5% as investor sentiment turned positive. There have been some early signs that economies are approaching the bottom of the economic cycle, especially in the US, where there are signs that the housing market may be close to a bottom. …

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8
Apr

Market Review – March 2009

March 2009 was a positive month for equity markets with the MSCI World Index up 2.9%. All major regions posted positive returns, with Asia the best performing region during the month. Progress through the month was very volatile however. In early March the S&P fell to a twelve year low as investors focused on the stream of poor economic and …

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9
Mar

Market Review – February 2009

February was another extremely weak month for equity markets. More astonishing losses were reported by the banking sector, which again received massive capital injections from governments. This, combined with worsening sentiment as the month progressed, led to an MSCI World Index return of -9.4%. Since October 2008, equity markets have been volatile on a daily basis but have traded within …

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Feb

Market Review – January 2009

January 2009 was the fifth successive negative month for stock markets, with the MSCI World Index falling by 1%. The month began with a short-lived New Year climb in markets but, as the month progressed, further banking system fears and poorer than forecast corporate reports saw the initial gains recede. Global macro news was again disappointing, but largely formalising what is already …

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10
Nov

Marathon Success

Many congratulations to Mark & Justin on their successful completion of the New York Marathon this November. Photographic evidence above, as requested by many of our clients!! Well done to the lads, who also raised over €9,000 for Croi, the west of Ireland cardiology foundation. Visit www.croi.ie for more details of this worthy cause.

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