Zurich Life Blog

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

You may be worried about travelling during a pandemic and you’re right. Borders have opened up, hotels and AirBnB are receiving guests again, but you can never be too careful. 

Maggie O’Farrell and Elaine Feeney have been announced as winners of the 2021 Dalkey Literary Awards.

As part of Zurich’s commitment to build an inclusive culture across our business, we are delighted to announce that we are partnering with Pride Dublin.
Have you recently bought a house or plan to buy one in the future? You'll need mortgage protection and while many people take out protection with their lender, but Zurich offer competitive and flexible mortgage protection too. 
Despite it being a relatively light week for new economic data, the S&P 500 made a significant move on Thursday, writes Ian Slattery.
Markets moved higher last week, in a shortened trading period given global bank holidays, writes Ian Slattery.
Stocks finished the week in positive territory, in a session marked by lower trading volumes as a number of major markets prepared for the Bank Holiday weekend, writes Ian Slattery.
We're proud of our track record of paying claims. And this year is no different, with over €69m paid out in claims in 2020. 

Zurich Ireland recently supplied a range of resources including IT equipment to local schools with a view to supporting students on the Power to Progress (P2P) programme.

While the global economy continues to recover, this week's international news was mixed. Declines on the first three trading days of the week were largely offset by a rally on Thursday, writes Ian Slattery.