News & Views

Archive: 2017

WH Ireland continues its support for The Clonter Opera

The Clonter Opera Gala consists of a variety of well loved opera arias, duets, and ensembles, followed by some musical theatre classics, in a well established operative prelude to Christmas, and is…

Our view on Japan for August 2017

It has been an attention-grabbing month in Japan, with North Korea sending a missile over the Japanese island of Hakkaido which has increased tensions across the area. Prime Minister Shinzo…

WHIreland Wealth Management are pleased to sponsor ‘The Oardinary Boys’

We are delighted to be able to support friends George Randell and Oli Glanville in their ambitious challenge to row across the Atlantic. The race is over 3000 miles, between…

Our view on Emerging Markets for August 2017

August provided yet another month of positive returns, with low US interest rates continuing to support the emerging markets, in spite of the political volatility surrounding North Korea. However, there…

Our views on the UK and Europe for August 2017

United Kingdom The FTSE 100 and FTSE All Share Indices returned 1.63% and 1.41% respectively during August. Sterling’s -2.16% depreciation vs the US dollar was one of the drivers for…

World markets round-up – August 2017

August was a quiet month in the equity markets as a result of the holiday season and light newsflow.  The best performing markets were those with higher risk as investors…

Our views on Fixed Interest, Property and Alternatives for August 2017

Fixed Interest The market strengthened during August with the movement influenced by the latest statement from the Fed.  Whilst the Fed remains on course to announce measures to unwind its…

Our view on the US for August 2017

US stocks closed out August with the main indices posting a fifth consecutive monthly gain. The NASDAQ moved into record territory thanks to a rally in biotechnology stocks. Elsewhere, the…

Norman Broadbent appoint WHIreland as Nomad & Broker

We are delighted that AIM listed Norman Broadbent PLC, has become our latest Nomad and Broking client. With a 40 year track record of success across a wide range of industry…

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…