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Ryanair lifts Iseq as global investors hail easing US-China trade wars threat

The Iseq surged 1.2 per cent on Monday, helped by a surge Ryanair, one of the index’s heavyweight stocks, and as investors globally were cheered by easing trade tensions between the US and China. The Iseq closed at 7,181.25, less than 55 points off the decade-high reached by the index in January before equities were […]

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Dublin’s Iseq lags European peers after choppy trading session

European shares ended Friday in positive territory after a choppy session, posting a slim weekly gain as investors digested disappointing company results. The UK’s top share index dipped after bank RBS and Aer Lingus owner IAG tumbled following their results, sending the FTSE 100 to a slight weekly loss. US stocks rose with treasuries and […]

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European corporate results fail to impress investors

The Iseq overall fell 0.14 per cent on Thursday, but still managed to outperform wider European indices. Britain’s top share index fell to a one-week low on the back of disappointing results, big stocks going ex-dividend and concerns over rising bond yields. Across Europe, it was a similar picture, with a flurry of corporate results […]

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Stocks endure another day of volatility as US bond yields creep up

World stock markets remained volatile on Thursday, with Europe initially performing well before poor performance in the US dragged stocks down. Major US indices fell more than 1 per cent as US bond yields crept back towards four-year highs. The Iseq overall index fell 1.58 per cent in line with broader European markets. In the […]

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US markets hit by further volatility after day of swings

US stocks remained on an unsteady footing as the bout of volatility that’s gripped global financial markets persisted amid signs that the rise in treasury yields has yet to run its course. Stocks swung between gains and losses throughout the session before ending lower after heavy selling in the final 15 minutes of trading. Earlier, […]

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Wall Street recovery spreads to European markets

Recovery on Wall Street spread to European markets including Dublin, where a number of heavyweights performed well. DUBLIN Traders in Dublin declared that it was “up, up, up” on Wednesday. They said investors’ belief that the previous days’ selling was overdone drove the near universal rise in stocks. “People look for a buying opportunity and […]

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Volatility reigns although feared global wipeout partially stalls

European shares closed down more than 2 per cent on Tuesday on the back of continued market volatility in the US. Britain’s major share index, the FTSE 100, had its worst day since the Brexit vote as a violent global sell-off in stock markets shook investors. US equity indexes fluctuated after a tumultuous morning that […]

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European shares inch lower on day of corporate news

European shares inched lower on Wednesday as declines in luxury fashion brand Burberry and educational publishing company Pearson weighed on the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which dipped 0.24 per cent. World shares have rallied at the start of 2018 on optimism for continued strong global growth and improving corporate earnings, with many analysts expecting the […]

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European shares inch lower

European shares inched lower on Wednesday as declines in luxury fashion brand Burberry and educational publishing company Pearson weighed on the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which dipped 0.24 per cent. World shares have rallied at the start of 2018 on optimism for continued strong global growth and improving corporate earnings, with many analysts expecting the […]

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Slow iPhone sales pushes European tech stocks down

There was very light volume traded on Wednesday as European markets closed the day up marginally while US indices were trading up despite a fall in the technology sector after reports of tepid sales for Apple’s iPhone X. Ireland’s benchmark Iseq overall index closed up by 0.05 per cent with little movement across the board, […]

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