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In the latest edition of the podcast, David Walls and Ian Slattery discuss strong equity performance for Q1 across different geographical areas, and Zurich's recent changes in asset allocation.

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Richard Temperley talks to Ronan O’Neill about the current strong investment conditions and points out that instead of looking at interest rates rising in 2019, the markets are now likely to see US rates cut by the end of the year.

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Richard Temperley and Ian Slattery discuss the performance of equities, stock markets in the US and Zurich's current fund position. 

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Richard Temperley and Ian Slattery discuss the performance of asset classes against a backdrop of escalating trade tensions and tightening financial conditions, particularly in the US.

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It was a volatile month for risk assets and equity markets suffered a significant fall. Concerns over trade tensions between the US and China also had an impact on investment markets. Richard Temperley and Ian Slattery discuss these issues and highlight Zurich’s current fund position.

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It was a quite month overall for the markets explains Richard Temperley, Zurich's Head of Investment Development. However, the US equity market has been strong while others have been flat and in some cases negative. Listen to hear his full analysis of the markets performance. 

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From the performance of global equities and changes across investment bonds, to movements in sectors and the possibility of US rate rises… this edition of the Zurich podcast covers changes across global markets.

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Richard Temperley, Zurich's Head of Investment Development and Ian Slattery discuss the markets performance. They focus on movements in equity and investment funds and geopolitical concerns in the European market.  

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Political developments have had an impact on risk assets and equity markets. Richard Temperley, Zurich's Head of Investment Development, talks to Ian Slattery about these dynamics and how they are impacting global market performance. 

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Richard Temperley, Zurich's Head of Investment Development, talks to Ian Slattery about key features across the markets including equities solid performance, increasing oil prices, a stronger dollar and the US 10 year bond yield hitting a new high for the first time in many years.