Irish shares down 3.7% due to ongoing uncertainty

Share values on the Irish stock market have suffered another significant decline today, with the ISEQ Index down 3.7% by lunchtime.

Bank shares have again suffered due to continuing uncertainty in the global financial sector.

AIB and Anglo-Irish Bank both saw their share values fall by around 6% this morning, while Bank of Ireland shares lost 9% and Irish Life and Permanent was down 7%.

In London, the FTSE 100 was also down by more than 3% by lunchtime, while the CAC in France and the DAX in Germany were both down around 2.5%.

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