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European shares trade higher as Fed policy comes into focus

European shares rose on Monday, with gains across bourses and industry sectors, as the focus gradually shifts from the earnings season to monetary policy and politics with Italy’s election on Sunday. Shares gave up some of their gains after comments by European Central Bank president Mario Draghi suggested the bank was still confident that inflation […]

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Kerry Group falls as Green Reit advances after issuing results

The Iseq overall index advanced 0.23 per cent on Tuesday as results both helped and hindered stocks on the index. Both Kerry Group and Green Reit issued results, with the latter advancing as shares in Kerry Group declined. In Britain a disappointing update from banking heavyweight HSBC and declines in big mining stocks on metal […]

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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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Upbeat euro pulls European stocks lower

News in foreign exchange markets far outweighed that in equities on Thursday as the euro surged to a three-year high after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said economic data pointed to “solid and broad” growth with inflation likely to rise in the medium term. Following comments from US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday, […]

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Upbeat euro surges but European stocks close lower

News in foreign exchange markets far outweighed that in equities on Thursday as the euro surged to a three-year high after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said economic data pointed to “solid and broad” growth with inflation likely to rise in the medium term. Following comments from US Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday, […]

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Iseq outperforms Europe as Dax reaches record high

Ireland’s benchmark index outperformed European markets on Tuesday in terms of percentage gain even though Germany’s Dax hit a record high after closing up 0.7 per cent. The pan-European Stoxx 600 edged 0.1 per cent higher. In the UK, a rally of more than 5 per cent in airline EasyJet following a trading update drove […]

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AIB buoys Iseq on record day in Europe

A busy day in Dublin helped push the Iseq overall index up by almost 1 per cent with strong gains in AIB. In London, although the FTSE was up on the day, it recorded its first week of losses in seven while Europe’s Stoxx 600 ended at its strongest level in 10 years. In the […]

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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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