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Mixed Fortunes for Irish Multi-Asset Pension Funds in July

The Rubicon Multi-Asset Pension Fund Survey shows a 1.1% return on average over the month of July, with fund returns ranging from 2.6% to -0.1%. Over the first seven months of the year the funds surveyed have delivered an average gain of 12.7%. Over the past twelve months, the average return of the 16 funds surveyed is an impressive 24.6%. Returns for the past year ranged significantly, from 30.2% to 19.6%, reflecting the volatile year experienced by investment markets.

The average return has been strong, at 9.0% per annum, over the past three years. The five-year average return is a robust 8.4% per annum. Fund returns over the past ten years have been a healthy 9.7% per annum on average.