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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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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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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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US political turmoil sends shockwave through global markets

News late in the day that former US national security adviser Mike Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, in its probe of alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election, sent a shockwave through global markets. European shares had been on course to recover early losses and were heading into positive territory, until […]

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US political turmoil roils global markets

News late in the day that former National Security Adviser in the US, Mike Flynn, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, in its probe of alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election, sent a shockwave through global markets. European shares had been on course to recover early losses and were heading into positive […]

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Iseq bucks trend to finish higher

European shares struggled in the final trading session of the week, as Thursday’s bounce proved to have little staying power. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed down 0.2 per cent as the London, Frankfurt and Paris markets all edged lower, while the US market was also in negative territory in early trading. The Dublin market […]

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lseq bucks trend to finish higher

European shares struggled in the final trading session of the week, as Thursday’s bounce proved to have little staying power. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed down 0.2 per cent as the London, Frankfurt and Paris markets all edged lower, while the US market was also in negative territory in early trading. The Dublin market […]

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German political problems fail to scare European stock markets

European markets shrugged off the failure of politicians to form a coalition to run Germany, the region’s biggest economy, and gained ground on Monday. DUBLIN Index heavyweight, building materials giant, CRH, helped drive the Irish market’s advance, climbing 2.1 per cent to €30.93. Traders pointed out that the stock had a “fairly chequered” few days […]

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NY-listed Irish equities fund eyes more Dublin IPOs

The managers of a New York-listed fund focused on Irish equities, which is seeking to raise new money, expect Dublin will see further initial public offerings (IPOs) as the economy continues to expand in the coming years. The New Ireland Fund, an actively-managed portfolio of up to 25 stocks run by Kleinwort Benson Investors (KBI) […]

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