Analysis: The great divide: why haven’t investment funds fallen further?

Despite the economic carnage being witnessed around the world, investment returns are holding relatively steady

Numbers last week showed how Irish pension funds and other investors are faring, six months into the Covid-19 pandemic.

Investment returns continue to be at odds with the economic carnage we have seen so far. In an environment where major economies such as the US have seen a 33 per cent dive in the second quarter of the year alone, Irish pension fund investors are looking at a small decline of about 4.5 per cent ...