Category Archives: Yearly Outlook

Interview Series: 11 Questions for the Minister of Finance

Ireland was the fastest growing economy in Europe in 2015, ranked by percentage change in Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the economic indicator which captures the value of all goods and services in an economy. While there has also been a … Continue reading

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Interview Series: with Blackrock’s Adam Ryan

My latest endeavour to make the subject of financial markets and the economy more accessible to everyone is an interview series where I am intend to interview a range of fund managers, investment strategists and government officials, and to share … Continue reading

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2016, we go again!

Well, we go again. Another year, new resolutions, new goals or perhaps for some a preference to just drift and lament what ‘they would do different, if they only had the time, or the money’. Whatever your current situation or … Continue reading

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Adding a dynamic allocation that can adapt to the changing environment

As I think about the outlook for the global economy and financial markets in the year ahead I can’t help but bring it back to a sporting context, in my case football. In preparation for every football match a manager … Continue reading

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The Year Ahead: Key Considerations

As I consider the outlook for the year ahead I am certain that once again the predominant theme is central bank policy. The investment world is a dynamic place and each week in my weekly musings I try to touch on the most relevant … Continue reading

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