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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Irish Pension Funds Spring Back in April

Irish pension managed funds enjoyed a welcome return to positive territory during April, gaining 2.3% on average over the month. Merrion Investment Managers, Setanta Asset Management and Zurich Life shared top spot over the month, with returns of …

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March Misery for Irish Pension Managed Funds

Irish pension managed funds saw further declines during March, losing 1.9% on average over the month. Setanta Asset Management topped the table over the third month of the year, with a return of -0.2%, while New Ireland lagged the peer group over the …

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A Frosty February for Irish Pension Managed Funds

Irish pension managed funds were under the weather during February, losing 1.8% on average over the month. Davy Asset Management and Merrion Investment Managers topped the table over the second month of the year, with returns of -1.3%, while Setanta …

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Irish Pension Funds Quick Off the Blocks in 2018

Irish pension managed funds enjoyed positive returns during January 2018, gaining 1.0% on average over the month. Aberdeen Standard Investments and Zurich Life topped the table over the first month of the year, with returns of 1.3%, while Setanta …

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A Merry Christmas for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension managed funds rallied during December, gaining 0.5% on average over the month and wiping out November’s losses. Davy Asset Management topped the table over the final month of the year, with a gain of 0.9%, while Merrion Investment …

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A Disappointing November for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension funds failed to build on the gains of the previous two months, delivering somewhat disappointing returns during November, resulting in an average decline of 0.3% over the month. Friends First/BMO and New Ireland turned in the best – and …

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October Treats for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension funds consolidated last month’s gains with a tasty performance during October, resulting in an average gain of 2.7% over the month. Davy Asset Management turned in the best performance this month with a gain of 3.4%, while Friends …

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A bright September for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension funds returned 2.5% on average during September. Merrion Investment Managers topped the league table with a gain of 3.6%, while Friends First/BMO lagged the peer group with a return of 1.7%. However, losses in the previous two months …

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August another poor month for Irish Pension Funds

Irish pension funds declined 0.5% on average during August. Friends First/BMO turned in the best performance this month with a flat return, while New Ireland delivered the worst, with a return of -1.2%. After four consecutive months of negative …

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