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  • Awards
Zurich Insurance and Dalkey Book Festival announce the launch of the Dalkey Literary Awards that will showcase the talents of established and emerging writers and reward them with an overall prize fund of €30,000.
  • Investments

Global markets edged higher last week and investors got some reassurance that the US economy is performing well. Ian Slattery reports.

  • Wellbeing
  • Community

Rugby Players Ireland and Zurich have launched the new Tackle Your Feelings Schools mental wellbeing pilot programme and App as part of the second phase of the #ImTakingControl campaign.

  • Podcast
  • Investments

In this latest podcast, Ian Slattery talks about how the global backdrop remains relatively supportive of risk assets, versus Eurozone sovereign bonds and cash

  • Culture
  • Awards

The Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize are showcased at the Crawford Art Gallery and will be on display until 13 April 2020.

  • Investments
Economic data supported investor sentiment last week with all major global markets recording gains after a difficult start to the year. Ian Slattery reports.
  • Investments
The coronavirus outbreak continues to impact the markets and heavyweights from all sectors will release earnings this week. Ian Slattery reports.
  • Investments

Stocks and crude oil are tumbling once again, with havens including the yen and treasuries jumping, as fears deepen about the impact of the deadly coronavirus on near-term growth, writes Ian Slattery.

  • Investments
US stocks led global equities higher as the first phase of the US-China trade deal was formally signed, writes Ian Slattery.
  • Investments
Markets remained positive and all major equity markets moved up slightly last week with Japan the strongest market performer, writes Ian Slattery.