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Markets react to outlines of a new trade deal between the US and China, and closer to home Brexit will be high on the agenda at the European Council meeting taking place later this week. Ian Slattery reports.

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Global stock markets moved higher and bond yields rose slightly from recent cycle lows but there are longer term growth concerns particularly outside the US. Listen to this episode of the podcast to find out more. 

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Zurich enhances customers’ experience by developing a new Alexa Skill and Google Action for the suite of Cost of Education Calculators.


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Stocks move slightly lower, as US politics takes centre stage once again, writes Ian Slattery in his weekly investment review. 
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As expected, markets saw a US rate cut of 25bps at the Fed’s September meeting, writes Ian Slattery. In other policymaker activity, both the Bank of Japan and the Bank of England signalled no significant changes at their respective meetings during the week.
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Global stock markets lost some ground as investors fretted over trade tensions between the US and China, explains Richard Temperley in the latest edition of the Zurich Life Podcast. 

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Equities move higher as market worries fail to sway sentiment, writes Ian Slattery. Meanwhile all eyes are on the UK as stocks continue to be influenced by Brexit and political events in Westminster.
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Equities rebound strongly as trade tariff tensions take a midweek break, but Eurozone data is mixed and the Brexit saga continues to create uncertainty, writes Ian Slattery.

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Trade tensions remain elevated, as G7 meets in Biarritz and Fed Chair Powell attempts to ease market concerns. Ian Slattery reports.
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Markets fall but weaker euro supports returns for Irish investors, writes Ian Slattery in his latest round up of the investment markets.