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11 Jan 2022
Investment Outlook January 2022In the January issue, we discuss whether the strong economic recovery seen in 2021 will be sustained into 2022, or whether inflationary pressures and high valuations will derail stock markets.
07 Dec 2021
Investment Outlook December 2021In the December issue, we look at how central banks are responding to global economic recovery and mounting inflationary pressures.
04 Nov 2021
Investment Outlook November 2021In the November issue, we assess the likelihood of stagflation and the potential consequences for stock markets.
14 Oct 2021
Irish Budget 2022On 12 October 2021, Ireland’s Finance Minister, Paschal Donohoe presented Budget 2022. The backdrop to the budget is the recovery from the economic damage caused by Covid-19, and ongoing Brexit risk. Click on the links to read our summary analysis of the tax aspects. As always, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for specific tax advices.
04 Oct 2021
Investment Outlook October 2021In the October issue, we look at lingering inflation from global supply chain issues.
03 Sep 2021
Investment Outlook September 2021The seeds of today’s US monetary policy were sown 50 years ago when President Nixon took the US off the gold standard.
05 Aug 2021
Investment Outlook August 2021Equity investors are taking an optimistic view on global growth, while bond investors remain gloomy. Who is right?
05 Jul 2021
Investment Outlook July 2021Though the global growth spurt may peak sometime this year, in this month’s Investment Outlook, we suggest the fundamental backdrop for equities remains positive. Private consumption, the driving force for the GDP expansion and company earnings, is underpinned by healthy finances.
11 Jun 2021
Investment Outlook June 2021In the June issue, we discuss: if equities are absorbing an inflationary side effect.
10 May 2021
Investment Outlook May 2021In the May issue: we explain why inflation may run hotter for some time, but should move back later in the year.
09 Apr 2021
Investment Outlook April 2021In the April issue we discuss seizing an opportunity in equities after the Ides of March.
08 Mar 2021
Investment Outlook March 2021In the March issue we discuss reflation continuing to drive the equity rally.
08 Feb 2021
Investment Outlook February 2021In the February issue we discuss: optimistic equity investors are positioned for a successful vaccine rollout and rising US inflation is a boon for “value” markets (e.g. the UK & emerging markets).
08 Jan 2021
The Company Law Review Group recommends the introduction of a new “Summary Rescue Process” to assist small companies to survive and recover from the Covid-19 crisis.08/01/2021 - The requirement for further reform of Irish corporate rescue mechanisms has been put into sharp focus by the current Covid-19 crisis.
07 Jan 2021
Investment Outlook January 2021In the January issue we look back on a tumultuous year and discuss the opportunities for the year ahead.
07 Dec 2020
Investment Outlook December 2020In the December issue we discuss how the COVID-19 vaccine announcement is a booster for equities over bonds.