Zurich Blog

A round up of all the latest news, views, commentary and analysis on the insurance, pensions and investment industry.

Christmas at home is a time of celebration but it can also have some potential fire hazards. Follow our 12 Christmas fire safety tips to keep you and your family safe during the festive season.
We have complied a list of tips to help you drive safely in winter weather and ensure your car is well maintained for various winter driving conditions. 
The major indexes ended the week mixed as investors weighed strong economic and profits data against ongoing supply strains, a rise in COVID-19 numbers and inflation fears, writes Ian Slattery.

In this latest investment podcast, Zurich’s Ian Slattery and Richard Temperley discuss why positive earnings pulled equities higher in October and what this might mean for investors.

Creating a brighter future for employees, customers and the communities it operates in underpins Zurich’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, writes Kathy Cahill, HR Business Partner, Zurich Ireland.

In the US, the latest Consumer Price Index reading saw the year-over-year rate move above 6%, the highest in 30 years. This move pushed rate hike expectations forward a little further, writes Ian Slattery.
Stocks enjoyed another solid week of gains as investors took both a Fed announcement and US jobs report in their stride, writes Ian Slattery.
Zurich Insurance Group is inviting SMEs from around the world to enter the Zurich Innovation Championship for a chance to collaborate on solutions to some of the insurance industry’s biggest challenges.
October defied the history books as markets recovered strongly across the month and finished out on Friday at record highs, writes Ian Slattery.

Zurich Ireland, a lead member of the UNICEF Corporate Vaccine Alliance and the Z Zurich Foundation, are delighted to continue to support UNICEF’s efforts to deliver COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility.