Equity markets suffered their worst week since March 2020 as the flagship S&P 500 index slid into a bear market last Monday, before finishing the week 24% off its record high set in the first week of 2022, writes Ian Slattery. 

Zurich has recently enhanced our fund offering by adding a new Indexed Commodities Fund to our range as a standalone option for investors. The fund also forms part of the alternatives component of the Prisma multi-asset fund range.

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In this investment podcast recorded on June 8th 2022, we speak about recent market movements and Zurich's Investment outlook in relation to the our funds. This month our fund in focus is the Active Asset Allocation fund. All the information contained in this podcast was accurate at the time of recording.

Equities fell once again last week, to extend losses for the year, writes Ian Slattery. 
The US stock market, which makes up two thirds of the global stock market, was up 4.3% in euro terms this week with the large-cap S&P 500 breaking a string of seven consecutive weekly declines, writes Ian Slattery. 
US stocks led the global index lower, with the S&P 500 hitting an intraday bear market Friday afternoon before rallying into the close, writes Ian Slattery. 

In this investment podcast recorded on May 10th 2022, Ian Slattery, Head of Investment Solutions at Zurich, speaks about recent market movements, what this might mean for investors and what Zurich's Investment outlook is in relation to the Zurich funds. All the information contained in this podcast was accurate at the time of recording.

Stocks recovered from mid-week lows to finish the week higher, writes Ian Slattery. 
We’re all very familiar with the ago old saying – it’s time, not timing, that matters in investment markets.

In this investment podcast recorded on April 8th 2022, Ian Slattery, Zurich Investment Consultant, speaks about recent market movements, what this might mean for investors and what Zurich's Investment outlook is in relation to the Zurich funds. All the information contained in this podcast was accurate at the time of recording.

Stocks finished lower last week as the minutes from the last Federal Reserve FOMC meeting were released, writes Ian Slattery.