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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 and Ryanair rise in sluggish Dublin market

Major global stock markets were little changed on Wednesday, hovering near recent record highs, while US treasury yields held close to multi-month peaks as a $1.5 trillion US tax reform bill approached the finish line in Washington. The Republican-led US House of Representatives gave final approval to the legislation later on Wednesday, which would enact […]

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CRH and Ryanair rise in sluggishness Dublin market

Major global stock markets were little changed on Wednesday, hovering near recent record highs, while US treasury yields held close to multi-month peaks as a $1.5 trillion US tax reform bill approached the finish line in Washington. The Republican-led US House of Representatives gave final approval to the legislation later on Wednesday, which would enact […]

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European shares flag as ECB provides no momentum

European shares lagged their US peers and closed in negative territory on Thursday, as a busy day of central bank meetings failed to provide momentum even though the European Central Bank raised its growth and inflation forecasts. Europe’s STOXX 600 ended the day down 0.46 per cent, while US stocks climbed higher in morning trading, […]

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European shares slip; Italian stocks fall on political uncertainty

Stocks globally reached a record high on Wednesday ahead of a widely expected interest rate increase by the US Federal Reserve. Political jitters hit Italian stocks on Wednesday however and the broader European market slipped later in the day. Italy’s parliament will be dissolved between Christmas and the new year, with national elections probably set […]

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Euronext eyes Brexit dividend via Irish Stock Exchange deal

The liquidators of stockbrokers Bloxham could only look on this week as the failed firm missed out on a second windfall at the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) in less than four years. The Dublin-based firm, whose licence was revoked in 2012 after it ceased trading amid a probe into financial regularities, saw the High Court […]

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Strong economic growth in Germany boosts the euro

World stocks were down for the fourth day in a row on Tuesday, but strong economic growth in Germany boosted the euro to an almost three-week high. Dublin AIB finished the day down 0.5 per cent after it emerged the Central Bank is preparing to start an enforcement investigation into it as part of an […]

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European stocks break losing streak

European shares enjoyed a recovery on Thursday, snapping their longest losing streak since October 2016 as the cyclical sectors which had driven a market-wide sell-off made a comeback, though oil was a weak spot. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index climbed 0.8 per cent, with the cyclicals-heavy Dax up 0.6 per cent. Financial services, autos and […]

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