Michael Murray

Michael Murray

Articles by Michael Murray

Michael Murray: Stock markets cast adrift by political cyclone

Michael Murray: Stock markets cast adrift by political cyclone

Investors are bracing for a new wave of stock market turmoil as profit warnings start to flow

Michael Murray: A healthy scepticism about polls and selective tweaking of portfolios will have served investors well last week

Michael Murray: A healthy scepticism about polls and selective tweaking of portfolios will have served investors well last week

But being prepared for a Brexit U-turn might serve them much more splendidly

Michael Murray: Some well-managed companies run big risks by underpaying directors

Michael Murray: Some well-managed companies run big risks by underpaying directors

Others award whopping packages who deliver ‘book’ but unrealised returns

Investment: The robots are coming

Investment: The robots are coming

Market exposure to the growth in robotics can be obtained in many different ways, but caution is warranted

Can AIB really ever relaunch itself on the stock market?

Can AIB really ever relaunch itself on the stock market?

Would a reverse takeover be preferable for the bank?

‘Generation rent’ is facing many financial injustices

‘Generation rent’ is facing many financial injustices

Young people struggle under slow salary growth, soaring rents, poor pension provision, and unaffordable mortgage deposits

Michael Murray: Ryanair well placed for decent growth

Michael Murray: Ryanair well placed for decent growth

Carrier looks in a good place despite intensifying competition and risk of excess capacity

Invested: 15 questions to ask when investing

Invested: 15 questions to ask when investing

It is important to carry out due diligence on companies you are interested in putting your money into

Michael Murray: Greencore’s growth strategy involves a complex set of building blocks

Michael Murray: Greencore’s growth strategy involves a complex set of building blocks

It’s not especially surprising the market’s response to half year results was poor

Michael Murray: Irish investors love to tie themselves down to property, and that is their undoing.

Michael Murray: Irish investors love to tie themselves down to property, and that is their undoing.

Here’s how to start building a balanced portfolio

Michael Murray: When directors’ salaries attract controversy, the focus is often on the wrong things

Michael Murray: When directors’ salaries attract controversy, the focus is often on the wrong things

Motivation needs to stretch deep into the operating businesses for success

A merger between our ‘Big Two’ banks may soon be necessary

A merger between our ‘Big Two’ banks may soon be necessary

New competitive forces have piled on the pressure

Is DCC looking to spin out its high potential healthcare division?

Is DCC looking to spin out its high potential healthcare division?

Healthcare has been a somewhat overlooked high-potential growth story

Kerry Group’s annual report and accounts set a world-class standard

Kerry Group’s annual report and accounts set a world-class standard

Others would do well to emulate it, writes Michael Murray

Paddy Power-Betfair marriage looks compelling

Paddy Power-Betfair marriage looks compelling

Much to my regret I am not a shareholder in the company