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In order to provide protective visors as quickly as possible to nursing and care homes where there is an immediate need or shortage of PPE, schools and colleges across Ireland answered our call to get involved by utilising their own laser cutting equipment, along with materials provided by Zurich.

  • Podcast

Zurich is proud to support Senior Times magazine’s podcast series where broadcasting legend Mike Murphy interviews prominent Irish figures. In the second episode, Mike talks to businessman Denis O'Brien.

  • Investments
A mixed week for equities and the stark economic reality of the virus continued to be evident in GDP growth, while US-China tension were apparent. Ian Slattery reports.
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  • Investments

As active investment managers, Zurich Investments take advantage of opportunities by utilising a disciplined and flexible approach, ready to react to shorter term fluctuations.In this latest podcast, David Warren and Ian Slattery discuss active investment in times of market volatility.

 

  • Investments
Equities were choppy last week, as the first negative oil price in history unsettled investors early in the week, writes Ian Slattery.
  • Investments
Equity markets moved higher once again last week, despite a slew of negative economic data releases, writes Ian Slattery.
  • Investments
Ian Slattery, Investment Consultant at Zurich examines how history has shown that the longer you keep your money invested, the greater the chances of a positive outcome.
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The National Gallery of Ireland launches the Zurich Portrait Prize and the Zurich Young Portrait Prize, and calls on artists, children and young people to enter these national art competitions.

  • Investments
It was another week of volatility across the markets and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to be felt across the globe. Ian Slattery reports.
  • Investments

Last week proved to be another volatile week of trading, with equities ultimately closing on Friday with double-digit returns. Ian Slattery reports.