A Bright Start to 2019 for Irish Pension Funds

After a dismal end to 2018, Irish pension managed funds enjoyed strong returns during January 2019, gaining 5.5% on average over the month. Merrion Investment Managers and Zurich Life topped the table over the first month of the year, with returns of …

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A Disastrous December for Irish Pension Funds

2018 was the worst year for Irish pension funds since 2008, with managed funds losing 5.2% on average over the year. With all funds delivering negative returns, Davy Asset Management produced the least worst return at -2.0% over the past twelve …

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A Mild November for Irish Pension Funds

Following on from a miserable October, most Irish pension managed funds enjoyed a return to positive positive territory in November, with an average gain of 0.8% over the month. Aberdeen Standard Investments turned in the best performance this month …

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Halloween Horror for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension funds experienced their worst month since January 2016 with a scary performance during October, resulting in an average loss of 4.2% over the month. Davy Asset Management turned in the best performance this month with a return of -3.1%, …

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A Dull September for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension funds returned 0.5% on average during September. Merrion Investment Managers topped the league table with a gain of 1.2%, while Friends First/BMO lagged the peer group with a return of -0.3%. Three consecutive months of positive average …

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A Mixed August for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension funds rose by 0.6% on average during August. Zurich Life delivered the best performance this month with a gain of 1.6%, while Merrion Investment Managers delivered the worst, with a return of -0.7%. Irish pension funds have gained 4.0% …

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July - a Bright Month for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension funds gained 2.1% on average during July. Davy Asset Management and New Ireland turned in the best performances this month with returns of 2.6%, while Merrion Investment Managers delivered the worst, with a return of 1.6%. Pension funds …

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June Disappointment for Irish Pension Managed Funds

The warm weather enjoyed in June was not reflected in the performance of Irish pension managed funds, which fell back 0.6% on average. Davy Asset Management took top spot this month with a return of 0.2%, while Merrion Investment Managers propped up …

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A Sunny May for Irish Pension Funds

May was a bright month for Irish pension managed funds which gained 2.4% on average over the month. Zurich Life topped the table over the month, with a return of 3.6%, while New Ireland lagged the peer group over this period, with a return of 1.1%. …

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