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Manx National Heritage to launch new exhibition exploring Manx Tholtans, kindly supported by WHIreland International Wealth

Manx National Heritage to launch new exhibition exploring Manx Tholtans, kindly supported by WHIreland International Wealth

A special exhibition, supported by WHIreland International Wealth, exploring Manx Tholtans will open at the Manx Museum on 7 October 2017. manx tholtans2 Tholtans, the Manx word for describing the ruins...

How small firms can stand out from the crowd

How small firms can stand out from the crowd

In his latest article for the Yorkshire Post, Eric Burns, Director, Institutional Research at WHIreland, gives six key pointers to help smaller companies stand out from the crowd. Read full article

MiFID II - Legal Entity Identifiers

MiFID II - Legal Entity Identifiers

MiFID II (The second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) is the EU legislation that regulates firms who provide services to clients linked to ‘financial instruments’ (shares, bonds, units in collective...

What I learnt from Warren, Charlie and Terry

What I learnt from Warren, Charlie and Terry

There are two investment events I try to watch every year. One is the Berkshire Hathaway AGM headed by arguably two of the most successful investors of all time, Warren...

Update - our new client portal

Update - our new client portal

We have had feedback from some of our clients that they have unfortunately encountered issues logging into the new client portal and accessing their portfolio information. If you are encountering issues,...

Summer 2017 sector review: Utilities

Despite being known for its defensive qualities, Utilities were the worst performing sector in the FTSE 350 for the three months to the 30th of June. The weighted return for the...

Global economic overview - Summer 2017

Global economic overview - Summer 2017

United States of America *The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates again at its June meeting to a target range of 1.00% to 1.25%.* It also signalled plans to reduce the size...

Second quarter update for 2017

Second quarter update for 2017

Global equity markets have made limited progress over the quarter, although we have seen new highs in the major US and UK indices. Gains have been helped by speculation with investors...

Client profiler update: April 2017

Client profiler update: April 2017

*Background* Clients are classified across different risk categories depending on their desire and ability to take on risk.  These range from Conservative through to Adventurous.  WHIreland has five recommended portfolios for...

5 things to consider when planning for the cost of your children’s education

5 things to consider when planning for the cost of your children’s education

There is no one-size-fits all solution to saving for school and university fees for your children’s future and while you may be aware that these fees are substantial, you may...