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Stocks fell last week as surging COVID-19 cases and worries in relation to vaccine roll outs took hold, writes Ian Slattery.

As we wave goodbye to 2020 it is an opportune time to take stock of investment markets in a year that has been truly remarkable in every sense.

Equities took higher US bond yields in their stride as the US market closed at a record high on Friday, writes Ian Slattery.
Markets were relatively calm last week, in a shortened trading week given the festive period, writes Ian Slattery.
Tech stocks led markets higher once again last week, as optimism continues to reign supreme, writes Ian Slattery.
Equities hit new highs in the middle of last week, before closing the period in negative territory, writes Ian Slattery.
Equities edged higher last week as the markets historic rally extended into the first week of December, writes Ian Slattery.

Zurich Life’s active investment strategy is about doing well - and doing good at the same time. This article is an Irish Times Content Studio production.

Equities were mixed last week, as investors grappled with a confluence of events, writes Ian Slattery.
Stocks railed for the second consecutive period last week, as most major indexes saw decent gains, writes Ian Slattery.