Latest Ian Slattery's articles
07/02/2023 | Zurich Ireland
Markets move higher amid rate rises
US equities posted further gains last week, finishing the week up 2.1% in euro terms, writes Ian Slattery.
13/02/2023 | Zurich Ireland
US stocks pare gains as earnings forecasts slow
Last week saw a more cautious approach to US equities as concern over Federal Reserve policy and discouraging corporate earnings caused equities in the US to retreat from their recent gains, writes Ian Slattery.
20/02/2023 | Zurich Ireland
Inflation lowers but remains persistent
Last week saw the release of US inflation figures for the month of January, writes Ian Slattery.
06/03/2023 | Zurich Ireland
Stocks end the week up despite tight jobs market
A three-week losing streak came to an end for US stocks last week as US equities returned euro investors 1.7% despite economic indicators suggesting a persistently tight labour market, writes Ian Slattery.
13/03/2023 | Zurich Ireland
Equities lower after volatile week of trading
Last week saw a choppy period for US equities as the tech-orientated and California-based Silicon Valley Bank went into receivership, writes Ian Slattery.
20/03/2023 | Zurich Ireland
Banking sector failings take the spotlight
US equities had an uneasy week amid speculation about global banking stability. Despite this, the US Index produced gains for investors returning 1.9% in euro terms, writes Ian Slattery.
22/03/2023 | Zurich Ireland
Positive investor sentiment pulls back
In this investment podcast recorded on March 14th 2023, we speak about recent market movements and Zurich Investments current positioning and outlook. This month we also speak about inflation, what it is and what it means for investors.