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

US stocks led the global index lower, with the S&P 500 hitting an intraday bear market Friday afternoon before rallying into the close, writes Ian Slattery. 

In this investment podcast recorded on May 10th 2022, Ian Slattery, Head of Investment Solutions at Zurich, speaks about recent market movements, what this might mean for investors and what Zurich's Investment outlook is in relation to the Zurich funds. All the information contained in this podcast was accurate at the time of recording.

Looking to get an EV home charger for your electric car? Everything you need to know for safe installation of an electric home charger.
Do you know the various costs and fees involved in buying a house today? Learn about all hidden costs ranging from solicitor fees and stamp duty to mortgage protection and home insurance.
Stocks recovered from mid-week lows to finish the week higher, writes Ian Slattery. 

‘We encourage people to start as early as possible’, says Tommy Shannon, managing director of Excel Industries. This article is an Irish Times Content Studio production.

Peter and Paula Hynes operate a 180-cow grass-based dairy herd in Co. Cork. With safety in mind, the Hynes family moved their farm insurance to Zurich in 2017 – and they have not looked back since.
As banks continue to reduce their branches across Ireland, customers are increasingly doing their banking transactions online. New digital banking alternatives are also on the rise, while at the same time traditional banks are exiting the market. So what does this mean for customers?

With Ulster Bank and KBC planning to leave the Irish market, Zurich has a range of options available for those customers looking to switch their savings on deposit to one of our savings and investment products.

Over the last number of years, strong, positive investment market returns, coupled with record low interest rates for money held on deposit, has seen many people taking a little more risk in order to increase their chance of making a better return on their money.

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