It is important to remember your pension is a long-term investment. The fall in markets experienced in March this year are an inevitable part of the market cycle, reacting to the news of the Coronavirus outbreak. The "Navigate" funds and strategies have stock market exposure but also have exposure to other less volatile assets
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The spread of Covid-19 profoundly affected global markets in the first quarter. Equities suffered steep declines and government bond yields fell (prices rose) as investors favoured their perceived safety. For the full report, download the APT Q1 2020 Investment Survey. Download Survey
The geopolitical risks that dominated markets for much of 2019 faded in Q4 helping equity markets to post gains. In fixed income, corporate bonds performed well amid improved investor sentiment. For the full report, download the APT Q4 2019 Investment Survey. Download Survey
We believe strong internal controls are vital to any service organisation. So, we have our internal controls audited every year. This gives you the comfort of knowing we run our business with proper controls in place. Please download our 2018 Audit Report. Download Report
Equity markets made gains in Q1 2019. Markets rebounded from a weak end to 2018. Concerns over the China-US trade war eased. Government and corporate bonds also advanced. For the full report, download the APT Q1 2019 Investment Survey. Download Survey
The IORP II Directive has not yet been transposed into Irish law, despite the passing of the deadline, Sunday, 13th January 2019. The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection have indicated in response to an inquiry from the IAPF, that the Department, supported by the Pensions Authority, is working towards the transposition during
The IAPF Annual Governance Conference 2018 was held today (29th November) at the Printworks Conference Center Dublin Castle. Addressing the conference, Vincent Boyle, Chief Executive at APT Workplace Pensions Limited outlined how Master Trusts will serve as a real alternative to pension schemes who do now want to "stretch" to the new more onerous