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Ireland in danger of asset price bubble warns iimia

There are signs of an asset price bubble in Ireland, triggered by negative real interest rates, according to fund manager iimia.

Chief investment officer Nick Greenwood — manager of iimia&#39s accelerated fund of investment trusts — says the bubble is one of the core themes he has identified recently.

He says: “As Irish interest rates cannot be changed unless there is a policy change for the whole Eurozone, the resulting distortion could be more dramatic than that seen in Hong Kong a decade ago.”

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