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  • Investments
Markets move higher as positive job reports shifts rate expectations, while commodities such as oil and gold where down slightly. Ian Slattery reports. 
  • Investments

Commodities such as oil and gold finished the week strongly and stocks were down slightly as all eyes are on G20 Summit, writes Ian Slattery.

  • Investments
Markets cheered the potential Fed rate cut, with the US, Europe and Hong Kong performing strongly, but US-Iran tensions simmer in the background, writes Ian Slattery. 
  • Culture
  • Events

A final call is being made for children and young people to enter the inaugural Zurich Young Portrait Prize, an inclusive all-Ireland art competition open to children and young people of all abilities aged from 0 to 18.

  • Investments
Markets grind higher as investors eye upcoming events, writes Ian Slattery as he takes a look at the geo-political market influences.
  • Podcast
  • Investments

In this edition of the Zurich Podcast we look at the markets performance against the backdrop of concerns over a slowing global economy, coupled with rising geo-political risks and the unresolved US-China trade deal.

  • Culture
The 2019 Dalkey Book Festival is well and truly underway, and the weather is unlikely to dampen the spirits of book enthusiasts who will flock to the festival for what promises to be a thrilling literary weekend.
  • Protection

While there are definitely some things in life you may regret doing, you will never be sorry you took out life insurance to protect yourself and your family.

  • Investments

Markets moved higher throughout the course of the week, as analysts cheered the concept of the ‘Powell Put’.

  • Investments

Adjust your investment direction and navigate investment volatility with autoinvest from Zurich, writes Ian Slattery.