Daily Market Update

Guide to Gold in Irish Pensions

Pensions allocations to gold are exceptionally low in Ireland and yet gold has an important role to play in preserving and growing pension wealth over the long term.

Irish pension funds’ overexposure to Irish assets and lack of diversification has cost pension holders dearly in recent years. This will almost certainly continue in the coming years.

New research shows the importance of owning gold in a pension. The research looks at the important role that gold can play as a diversification in pension portfolios in Ireland.

Mark OByrne


Gold Surges 3% After U.S. Fed’s First Emergency Rate Cut Since 2008

◆ Gold surges 3% and has largest daily gain since June 2016 as the Fed delivers a surprise emergency rate cut, the first since 2008 ◆ Gold has gained over 10% in dollars and by more in other currencies so[...]


BIS Warns of ‘Major Faultlines' In Global Debt Bubble

  - BIS warns "unrealistic and dangerous to expect that monetary policy can cure all the global economy’s ills" - Bank of International Settlements warns that recent turmoil is not caused by isolated incidents - Debt levels are now so[...]