Zurich Life Blog

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

Stocks fell last week as surging COVID-19 cases and worries in relation to vaccine roll outs took hold, writes Ian Slattery.

As we wave goodbye to 2020 it is an opportune time to take stock of investment markets in a year that has been truly remarkable in every sense.

Equities took higher US bond yields in their stride as the US market closed at a record high on Friday, writes Ian Slattery.
Nearly half of all working adults do not have a pension according to Zurich’s latest pension research, which highlights the challenges people face when trying to save for their retirement, and their need for financial planning advice.
Markets were relatively calm last week, in a shortened trading week given the festive period, writes Ian Slattery.

Zurich Life’s active management means careful investment strategies can drive retirement income, despite what’s going on in the world. This article is an Irish Times Content Studio production.

From contributions to employment status, company schemes and more, Mike Ainsworth, head of technical services at Zurich Life, has all the answers you need to get set up to save for your future. This article is an Irish Times Content Studio production.

Now is the best time to start looking at your pension, say the experts at Zurich Life. With tax relief available, there’s lots of scope to build a nest egg for the future. This article is an Irish Times Content Studio production.

Tech stocks led markets higher once again last week, as optimism continues to reign supreme, writes Ian Slattery.
Equities hit new highs in the middle of last week, before closing the period in negative territory, writes Ian Slattery.