Quarterly Investment Update- Q3 2021

Introduction……. The third quarter was a much more volatile quarter as we had expected in our half-year forecast. Over the course of Q3 we saw risk assets initially move higher, with many equity indices trading through their all-time highs in mid-summer. This was then followed by a period of choppy trade and elevated volatility during […]

Seaspray Monthly Investment Update- September 2021

Introduction……….. Since we released our Half-Year Investment Review & Outlook back in July, we have seen most of the main global equity indices continue to grind higher, with some relatively small bouts of volatility along the way while keeping the general trend of the last 18 months well intact. With the main indices either side […]

Seaspray Half-Year Investment Review & Outlook 2021

Introduction……….. Since the release of our 2021 Investment Outlook in January as we expected, we have seen vaccination roll-outs accelerating and lockdown measures gradually easing. As western countries have fully vaccinated the vulnerable within their populations and are now providing vaccines for adults of all ages, we are really starting to see some light at […]


Introduction……… Markets in general have been relatively subdued over the past month, with the main equity indices either side of the Atlantic grinding slowly higher, as the VIX (S&P 500 volatility) index recently saw 15-month lows at an intra-day print last week of $15.15. This gentle trade higher for risk assets comes after the temporary […]

We’re Hiring! Pension, Protection & Investment Administrator

June 2021. Seaspray Private is recruiting a Pensions, Protection & Investment Administrator for its Cork City office. This exciting opportunity for an ambitious financial adviser is currently taking applications. Please click here for full details or view the job spec below: Please forward your CV in the strictest confidence to info@seasprayprivate.ie Seaspray Financial Services Ltd […]


The last month has been relatively quiet for financial markets, as volatility rests near 15-month lows, as the western world prepares for the highly anticipated re-openings this summer. The United States, who are still averaging about 2 million inoculations per day, have over the past week surpassed 45% of their population in terms of first […]


Since our 2021 investment outlook in January, equity markets, depending on the region, have traded flat to slightly higher. While this was not a completely smooth journey for risk assets, when we take a look back at the last couple of months we are reminded that opportunities are constantly presenting themselves within markets if we […]


A Time to Heal….Over the past month or so, we have seen investor sentiment swing down and then up, with relatively large market moves in both directions as these markets continuously attempted to accurately price the risks to either side. While we acknowledge that some risks to the downside still do prevail, we maintain our […]