Davy Private Clients Insights

Insights

As part of our wealth management service, Davy Private Clients produces a range of publications to provide clients with insights and analysis of economic, investment and financial planning issues & events which impact on both the global economy and individual portfolios.
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The Evolution of Socially Responsible Investing

Keith Williamson, Investment Analyst examines the world of socially responsible investing, the fastest growing area of the investment management industry.

MarketWatch May 2018
BY Keith Williamson
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Trinity College Divests From Fossil Fuel

MarketWatch sat down with Ian Mathews, CFO of Trinity College Dublin, to discuss their recent decision to divest from fossil fuels.

MarketWatch May 2018
BY Brian O'Reilly
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How to Build an SRI Portfolio

Patrick McLaughlin, Senior Portfolio Construction Analyst and Brian Kennedy, Fund Manager, Davy Asset Management discuss the key drivers behind the massive growth in SRI investing and the process of building an SRI portfolio.

MarketWatch May 2018
BY Patrick McLaughlin
BY Brian Kennedy
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Ireland: Economy Goes from Strength to Strength

With the Irish economy firing on all cylinders, Chief Economist Conall Mac Coille looks at the booming housing market and our reliance on multinationals as a key source of growth.

MarketWatch May 2018
BY Conall Mac Coille
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Equities: What to Make of the Recent Market Sell-Off

Senior Investment Strategist David Hillery focus on what triggered the most recent sell-off and what we think will drive the market from here.

MarketWatch May 2018
BY David Hillery
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Italian Elections - Markets and Eurozone On Alert

Today the Italian electorate heads to the polls for the first time since a new electoral law came into place. Despite much less hype than the Brexit vote or the French presidential election, a great deal hangs in the balance on the vote outcome - for Italy and the Eurozone

Investing Insights March 2018
BY Zak Kacem
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Global Outlook - Moving Late Cycle

Global economic forecasts point to a broader growth picture emerging in 2018. All major regions are contributing to the positive momentum, with the latest data pointing to a synchronised recovery in the three main pillars of the global economy: the US, Europe and China.

MarketWatch January 2018
BY David Hillery
BY Brian O'Reilly
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Different Folks...Not Different Strokes

The post financial crisis equity bull market is now in its ninth year, and is one of the longest ever recorded. While it is true that bull markets do not tend to die of old age alone, the consensus opinion is that this one will slow down as it enters its twilight years.

MarketWatch January 2018
BY Aidan Donnelly
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Time To Buy Insurance?

In an environment of rising interest rates the outlook for bonds is challenging. But as the cycle matures, bonds will play an increasingly important role in a well- diversified portfolio to help protect on the downside.

MarketWatch January 2018
BY Leonie Mac Cann
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The Fastest Growing Economy In Europe

Ireland’s economy looks set to grow by 4% again in 2018. For the fourth year in a row Ireland will be the fastest growing economy in Europe with rapid increases in retail sales, falling unemployment and surging tax revenues. Brexit poses the biggest threat to continued growth.

MarketWatch January 2018
BY Conall Mac Coille
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