Zurich Blog

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

Robbie Henshaw and Dorothy Wall voted Zurich players’ players of the year at Zurich Irish Rugby Players Awards 2021.

A portrait of a mother practicing healing methods on her son has been revealed as the winner of the National Gallery of Ireland’s Zurich Portrait Prize. And Della Cowper-Gray was announced as the winner of this years Zurich Young Portrait Prize.

This Friday lunchtime the winners of the 2021 Zurich Irish Rugby Players’ Awards will be announced online.

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.