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  • Investments
Markets remained positive and all major equity markets moved up slightly last week with Japan the strongest market performer, writes Ian Slattery. 
  • Savings
  • Investments

Zurich enhances customers’ experience by developing a digital voice assistants for the suite of Cost of Education Calculators.


  • Pensions

The tradition of making hurling sticks is steeped in age-old techniques, but Barry Reynolds is taking a future-first approach and transforming traditional ash hurls into composite ones.

  • Awards
Companies that signed up early to enter the Zurich Innovation Championship are looking at how best to focus their pitch so as to boost their chances of qualifying for the next round of the competition. 
  • Pensions

Galway chef and restaurateur, JP McMahon talks to Zurich about why he thinks the future of food is connectivity. He also shares what he sees as his vision for gastronomy in Ireland.

  • Pensions

Sara Urasini and Brian Stephens, product and experience designers at Design Partners, talk to Zurich about wearable technology and why the future is closer than we think. 

  • Pensions

David Craig and Niall Henry are revolutionising architectural and product design. They talk to Zurich about how contemporary design is impacting how we will live in the future.  

  • Podcast
  • Investments

In this latest podcast, Richard Temperley explains why equity positions were reduced slightly at the beginning of December, but despite this, Zurich maintains a positive bias towards equities across all of our multi-asset portfolios.

  • Community
Zurich Insurance in Ireland, proud new headline sponsor of Wexford GAA, unveiled the new Wexford GAA jersey for 2020 at a media event today. The sponsorship deal will run for an initial four-year period year and will further embed Zurich, a very significant employer in, Wexford, in the local sporting community.
  • Investments

Economic fundamentals are in a good place with the fourth straight month of improvement in global manufacturing PMI data.