The ISEQ index closed in positive territory for the fifth consecutive day. The Dublin Exchange moved 33.36 points ahead to 7661.44.
Construction giant CRH added 8c to €26.38 as the world’s largest brick manufacturer Wienerberger announced an increase in sales boding well for CRH’s prospects on the Continent.
Elsewhere, Eircom rose 8c to €2.12 as the market awaits the firm’s third quarter results due today. Elan gained 25c on the day to close out at €11.95. Food group IAWS strengthened by 9c to €13.55.