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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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Multi-Asset Investing: Expanding Your Opportunity Set

We all know the old saying “don’t put all your eggs in one basket”, an analogy which could be also applied to investments. Investing in multiple assets increases the diversification of a portfolio by distributing investments across a combination of asset classes and aims to reduce the volatility of returns. In this article, Conor Sheridan, Investment Analyst, explores the evolution of the multi-asset investing and outlines the benefits, limitations and methods to investing across multiple asset classes.

Investment Guides April 2016
BY Conor Sheridan
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Brexit: In or Out? Time to Decide

On 23rd June voters across the United Kingdom will have their say on whether they want to stay in or leave the EU. Both the in and out camps have put forward compelling arguments to support their positions, and the latest polls point to a close race. Alan Werlau, Senior Investment Strategist, considers the arguments for and against the UK staying in the EU.

MarketWatch April 2016
BY Alan Werlau
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The Interview: Why Brexit Matters

MarketWatch sat down with Conall Mac Coille, Robbie Kelleher and Andrew Fisher to hear their views about what an “Out” vote would mean for the UK and Irish economies, and how trade could be impacted between the two nations.

MarketWatch April 2016
BY Conall Mac Coille
BY Robbie Kelleher
BY Andrew Fisher
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Currencies: Clouds Gather for Sterling

The combination of economic and political uncertainty could trigger further sterling weakness. David Hillery, Investment Strategist, provides an insight into how uncertainty around Brexit could impact the British currency.

MarketWatch April 2016
BY David Hillery
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Equities: The Bear Necessities

2016 has been a rollercoaster ride for investors. After several years of solid gains, equity markets fell during the first few weeks of the year. In this article, David Collins, Investment Strategist, explains how certain strategies can help limit the downside during times of volatility.

MarketWatch April 2016
BY David Collins
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Planning to sell your pharmacy – what’s your strategy?

Whether you are looking to sell your pharmacy now or further down the line there are many issues to consider.

Financial Planning Insights March 2016
BY Deirdre Lyons
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Investment Strategies for Volatile Times

As is often the case in times of heightened anxiety, investors tend to flock to the relative safety of government bonds and cash which can offer protection in turbulent markets. In this article, David Hillery, Investment Strategist explores some of the more common options available to investors to reduce volatility in their portfolios.

Investing Insights March 2016
BY David Hillery
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The Investor’s Dilemma: Active versus Passive Investment Style

To go active or to go passive? Both investment strategies have their advantages, but they are not without their risks. In this article, Sara MacGrath, Investment Analyst, explores pros and cons of each investment style and attempts to answer one of the most topical debates in the investment industry.

Investment Guides February 2016
BY Sara MacGrath
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Investment Considerations for Volatile Markets

The recent equity market sell-off and heightened volatility has led to increased tension for investors. While the reasons for market sell-offs are always different we know that they will be a constant feature of investing in equities. Falls of more than 10% are actually quite common in global markets. The unpredictable timing of such falls is one of the challenges that investors will continue to face.

Investing Insights February 2016
BY Eoin Corcoran
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Making Sense of the Recent Market Volatility

Financial markets have been under pressure since the start of the year with several major markets now in bear market territory. In this video Brian O'Reilly, Head of Global Investment Strategy, helps explain what is driving the recent weakness and how Davy is positioning portfolios in this environment.

Investing Insights February 2016
BY Brian O'Reilly
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