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Global markets edged higher last week and investors got some reassurance that the US economy is performing well. Ian Slattery reports.

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In this latest podcast, Ian Slattery talks about how the global backdrop remains relatively supportive of risk assets, versus Eurozone sovereign bonds and cash

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Economic data supported investor sentiment last week with all major global markets recording gains after a difficult start to the year. Ian Slattery reports.
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The coronavirus outbreak continues to impact the markets and heavyweights from all sectors will release earnings this week. Ian Slattery reports.
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Stocks and crude oil are tumbling once again, with havens including the yen and treasuries jumping, as fears deepen about the impact of the deadly coronavirus on near-term growth, writes Ian Slattery.

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US stocks led global equities higher as the first phase of the US-China trade deal was formally signed, writes Ian Slattery.
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Markets remained positive and all major equity markets moved up slightly last week with Japan the strongest market performer, writes Ian Slattery. 
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Zurich enhances customers’ experience by developing a digital voice assistants for the suite of Cost of Education Calculators.


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In this latest podcast, Richard Temperley explains why equity positions were reduced slightly at the beginning of December, but despite this, Zurich maintains a positive bias towards equities across all of our multi-asset portfolios.

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Economic fundamentals are in a good place with the fourth straight month of improvement in global manufacturing PMI data.