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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.  
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Richard Temperley, Head of Investment Development at Zurich, talks about investor sentiment and market performance throughout the month of July.

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Equities rise on solid economic numbers, and with the expected rate cut, US markets perform well. Ian Slattery reports. 
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Markets were relatively flat, as earnings season fails to capture imagination, and big tech names such as Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet, will be reporting, writes Ian Slattery. 
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US markets continue to move higher as earning season kicks off, and European and UK equities were down slightly over the week but both are showing strong YTD returns, writes Ian Slattery.
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Richard Temperley explains why equities, bonds and commodities were elevated, and why the US S&P500 Index hit a fresh all-time high.

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

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