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Zurich is proud to support Senior Times magazine’s podcast series where broadcasting legend Mike Murphy interviews prominent Irish figures. In the second episode, Mike talks to businessman Denis O'Brien.

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As active investment managers, Zurich Investments take advantage of opportunities by utilising a disciplined and flexible approach, ready to react to shorter term fluctuations.In this latest podcast, David Warren and Ian Slattery discuss active investment in times of market volatility.

 

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Zurich is proud to support Senior Times magazine’s new podcast series where broadcasting legend Mike Murphy interviews prominent Irish figures. In the first episode President Michael D. Higgins talks childhood, presidency, poetry and much more. And Zurich's Kristen Foran talks about the importance of starting a pension and financial planning for the future.

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In this latest podcast recorded on Monday, March 9th, Richard Temperley looks at the recent performance of investment markets and discusses Zurich's fund positioning in February 2020.

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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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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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In this latest episode of the Zurich podcast, Ian Slattery and Richard Temperley discuss how global stock markets continued to gain momentum with investor sentiment switching gears from overly bearish to neutral.

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