Market Insights

As your trusted investment partner, we are committed to delivering innovative, robust strategies that help you achieve your investment goals. We place the highest value on original research, using intellectual rigour to question traditional paradigms. As transparency is a key part of our partnerships with clients, we commit to sharing these insights with you. Below, you’ll find some of our recent market commentaries and thought leadership.

ILIM Weekly Market Review - Week 37 2021

Each week, our Retail Investment Manager, Cian O'Mahony, looks at the main stories in the Irish and global investment markets.

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Market Pulse - August 2021

Each month, Conor Kearney, Fund Manager sifts through market noise to pinpoint the key themes that have influenced markets – and impacted your investments. Conor also shares his insights on the forces shaping markets in the short-to-medium term.

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Performance Pulse - August 2021

Performance Pulse, August 2021 in Review

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Market Pulse - July 2021

Each month, Lenny McLoughlin, Chief Investment Strategist sifts through market noise to pinpoint the key themes that have influenced markets – and impacted your investments. Lenny also shares his insights on the forces shaping markets in the short-to-medium term.

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Irish Life MAPS Q2 Review

This update takes a brief look at how back at how markets performed in Q2 2021 and gives you an update on how the Irish life MAPS funds have performed as well along with the current strategic asset allocation.

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Pension Irish Property Fund - Quarter 2 2021

Irish property continues to be attractively priced on a relative basis, underpinned by a strong income yield. The prime office yield, for example, has remained stable at 4.0% since 2019, which compares favourably against other European cities, where yields have continued to compress. The all-property equivalent yield spread over 10-year German Bund, UK gilts, and US Treasury yields is also at a significant premium to the long-term average, reflecting an attractive return in the context of the source of capital underpinning the Irish property market.

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ILIM announces Anthony MacGuinness to take over as CIO from January 2022

Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM) has today announced that Anthony MacGuinness will, subject to Central Bank approval, take on the role of Chief Investment Officer in January 2022. The position has been held for 14 years by Colm O’Neill who will step down from the role in December.

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Quarter in Review Q2 2021

Each month, Lenny McLoughlin, Chief Investment Strategist sifts through market noise to pinpoint the key themes that have influenced markets – and impacted your investments. Lenny also shares his insights on the forces shaping markets in the short-to-medium term.

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Mid Year Investment Outlook 2021

This Mid Year Investment Outlook reviews the major themes of 2021 that have impacted global equities, bonds, alternative assets and Irish property. With contributions from our in-house fund managers and chief investment strategist, we also examine the likely drivers of markets in 2021.

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Irish Life MAPS June 2021 Review

This update takes a brief look at how back at how markets performed to June 2021 and gives you an update on how the Irish life MAPS funds have performed as well along with the current strategic asset allocation.

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Investment Outlook 2021

Our Investment Outlook video looks at the key themes for 2021 and beyond.

Investment Outlook Podcast 2021

Our Investment Outlook podcast looks at the key themes for 2021 and beyond.

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Investment Outlook 2021

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