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Report says gap between CEO pay and Irish worker is widening

A trade union study of executive salaries says the gap between the pay packets of chief executives and those of average workers is widening in most major Irish companies. The report – Because We’re Worth It: The Truth about CEO pay in Ireland – was carried out by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu). […]

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Most-wanted and least-loved stocks as investors eye 2018

Applegreen Fuel forecourt Applegreen, whose shares surged 29 per cent last year, is among the most widely tipped Irish stocks among analysts for 2018, as the Irish economy continues to grow and the group expands further in the UK and the north-eastern US. Merrion Capital expects the company’s operating profits to grow by between 15 […]

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Iseq hits eight-month high as global markets cheer growth indicators

Irish shares rose to an eight-month high on Thursday, driven by CRH, Kingspan and Bank of Ireland, as equity markets globally surged on the back of strong data from the world’s largest economies. The Iseq overall index advanced 0.8 per cent to 7,126.57, a level last seen in May, while the pan-European Stoxx 600 index […]

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Iseq hits 8-month high as global markets cheer growth indicators

Irish shares rose to an eight-month high on Thursday, driven by CRH, Kingspan and Bank of Ireland, as equity markets globally surged on the back of strong data from the world’s largest economies. The Iseq overall index advanced 0.8 per cent to 7,126.57, a level last seen in May, while the pan-European Stoxx 600 index […]

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Wall Street hits record as European stocks trade higher

On the day Mifid II launched Ireland saw relatively strong trading volumes according to Dublin traders and the Iseq overall index closed up 0.02 per cent with Ryanair and Bank of Ireland leading the pack. Britain’s main stock index rose 0.4 per cent to within a whisker of its recent record high, reversing an earlier […]

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CRH, Applegreen, Smurfit Kappa top Davy investment list

CRH has topped the list of companies whose shares securities firm Davy said have the potential to increase in price by more than 10 per cent during 2018. Davy compiles an annual “convictions” list from the 120 companies it covers, pinpointing the stocks that its research team considers are most likely to climb in value. […]

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Light trading volumes on last business day of 2017

Trading was light on the last business day of 2017, with a number of markets closing early ahead of the New Year holiday. Stocks ended the year ahead and the euro looked set to go out on a high against the dollar. DUBLIN AIB closed 1.46 per cent ahead at €5.50 at the end of […]

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Kingspan, Dalata lead Iseq 20 gainers in 2017

Kingspan has emerged as the top gainer on in the Iseq 20 index in 2017, gaining almost 43 per cent as the insulation group continued to shrug off concerns over Brexit and strike at least €620 million of acquisition deals internationally. While the Cavan-based company initially plunged as UK voters decided in June 2016 to […]

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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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CRH and rebounding Ryanair lift Iseq as European shares dip

Irish stock market heavyweights CRH and a rebounding Ryanair lifted the Iseq index higher on Tuesday as the wider European and US markets succumbed to selling pressure. The Iseq index ended the session up 0.6 per cent to 6,998.82, while the pan-European Stoxx 600 index dipped 0.4 per cent to 391.02. DUBLIN Ryanair rallied by […]

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