A Bleak Month for Irish Pension Managed Funds

Irish pension managed funds fell dramatically during February 2020, losing 5.5% on average over the month, as fears surrounding the spread of the coronavirus hit stock markets. Merrion Investment Managers topped the table this month, with a return of …

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A Slow Start to 2020 for Irish Pension Managed Funds

After a strong end to 2019, Irish pension managed funds slowed down somewhat during January 2020, gaining just 0.3% on average over the month. Merrion Investment Managers topped the table over the first month of the year, with a return of 2.2%, while …

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Best Year of the Decade for Irish Pension Funds

2019 was the best year for Irish pension funds since 2009, with managed funds gaining 20.6% on average over the year. With all funds delivering double-digit returns, Zurich Life produced the best return at 23.9% over the past twelve months. The …

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Irish Pension Funds Forge Ahead in November

Following on from the damp squid that was October, Irish pension managed funds enjoyed a return to brighter territory in November, with an average gain of 2.6% over the month. Zurich Life turned in the best performance this month with a gain of 3.2%, …

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A Mixed Bag for Irish Pension Funds in October

Irish pension managed funds experienced a somewhat lacklustre October, with a 0.1% loss on average over the month. Friends First/BMO and New Ireland turned in the best performances this month with returns of 0.3%, while Merrion Investment Managers …

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Irish Pension Funds Sparkle in September

Irish pension managed funds rose by 2.4% on average during September. New Ireland delivered the best performance this month with a gain of 3.8%, while Merrion Investment Managers delivered the worst, with a return of 1.2%. September rounded off a …

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August Ambivalence for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension funds declined by 0.6% on average during August. Merrion Investment Managers delivered the best performance this month with a gain of 0.4%, while New Ireland delivered the worst, with a return of -2.2%. Irish pension funds have gained …

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July Sunshine for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension managed funds gained 1.8% on average during July. Davy Asset Management turned in the best performance this month with a return of 2.5%, while New Ireland delivered the worst, with a return of 1.0%. Pension funds have gained an …

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A Sunny June for Irish Pension Managed Funds

Irish pension managed funds fared well in June, gaining 3.3% over the month on average. New Ireland took top spot this month with a return of 3.8%, while Merrion Investment Managers propped up the league table with a gain of 2.4%. Despite a volatile …

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