Ian Quigley

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Irish people now have more money on deposit today than they did back in 2009.

This Saturday marks 10 years since US investment bank Lehman Brothers imploded, sending markets around the world into freefall and exacerbating the de(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. It followed a day of huge stock market falls on Monday, with US markets experiencing their biggest one-day decline since August 2011. Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The White House sought to play down the global stock market rout yesterday, insisting that the fundamentals of the US economy were strong and brushing(...)

 Traders signal offers  on Tuesday at the Cboe Global Markets exchange  in Chicago, Illinois, US. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

The Irish stock exchange was a sea of red by the close of trading on Tuesday, with just five Dublin-listed shares finishing the session in positive te(...)

Sound financial navigation can be the difference between bliss and monetary misery. Photograph: Getty Images

The best kind of investment advice for €88.5 million is not to invest it at all. At least not in the beginning. Financial advisers would urge the lu(...)

Coming off a few years of under-performance, emerging market equities were also particularly strong during the year, and you didn’t have to choose wisely as an index fund would have done the business for you in 2016.

Are you happy with how your investments performed in 2016? Did you choose your market and/or sector wisely – and your fund provider just as wisely? Or(...)

The New York Stock Exchange: markets have erased earlier losses sparked by Donald Trump’s win

Investors prepared for more volatility on global financial markets in the months ahead as news of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidenti(...)

Irish retail savers are feeling the pinch with negligible returns on offer across the board

It’s not an easy time to be a saver. In a world of low, zero or even negative rates, savers are having to come to terms with muted returns on their de(...)

Best buys: deposit rates

Negativity is taking hold in Europe. No, not the mood (although that could be true also) but rather interest rates. Last month, for example, Bloomberg(...)

Interest rates are at historic lows in Europe and savers are feeling the pinch. But, chastened by their experiences over the past few years, Irish sav(...)

September 2008 will remain long in the mind, not just for the collapse of Lehman Brothers but also because of the crisis in the Irish banking system. Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP

If May is the month to sell your shares and “go away” could September be the month to buy back into the market? And if you haven’t sold yet, should yo(...)

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