Several Irish banks have recently begun charging certain corporate customers to hold cash on deposit, meaning companies sitting on excess cash reserves can expect little or no return if they merely park it in the bank. In this article, Robert McGlynn looks at the different possible solutions available to corporates looking to generate an adequate return on surplus cash in this negative interest rate environment.
Italian voters will go to the ballot boxes on 4th December to vote on reforming the Italian constitution. What will the referendum mean for the euro and the stability of the eurozone project?
Throughout the year many of the large moves around macroeconomic events have been played out in the currency markets. Sterling fell heavily following the Brexit referendum result but since Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election, it has strengthened versus the euro. In this article, David Collins, Investment Strategist, analyses the forecast for EUR/GBP for the end of 2017.
Donald Trump’s come-from-behind victory in the US presidential election has shocked both US and global observers. In this article, Brian O'Reilly, Head of Global Investment Strategy, analyses the initial market reaction to the US election result and examines what we can expect from the new President.
The world awoke this morning to learn that the American public has elected Donald Trump as the new President-elect of the United States. Alan Werlau, Senior Investment Strategist, explains how Trump's victory may affect financial markets.
The pound has hit new lows against the US dollar last seen in 1985. In this article, David Collins, Investment Strategist, debates on how much further sterling could fall and outlines the steps taken to defend the currency.
Property was among the most impacted asset classes as a result of the UK referendum. Headlines about multinational companies moving their operations out of the UK spooked the market. In this article, Leonie Mac Cann, Senior Investment Analyst, explores the implications that Brexit will have on the property market.
Following the Leave result in the UK's EU Brexit referendum, Alan Werlau, Senior Investment Strategist, looks at the path the UK must take to leave the EU, including the options available to them and possible timeframes.
The UK has voted to leave in its referendum on European Union membership. In this article and summary video, Brian O'Reilly, Head of Global Investment Strategy, discusses the result, outlines what will happen next, and looks at the implications for financial markets.
The political scandal surrounding Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and corruption at the state-owned oil company Petrobras could have far-reaching implications for Brazil. In this article, David Collins, Investment Strategist explains the political and economic backdrop and the challenges the country faces.