The Irish index of Irish shares ended the week in Bullish form, finishing up 35.18 points to 7764.86 by the end of day's trading.
The financials all enjoyed good fortunes. AIB saw the larest gains, up 29c to €19.47. Irish Life and Permanent rose 14c to €17.99, Anglo Irish Bank rose 11c to €13.02 and Bank of Ireland rose 6c to €14.71.
Elsewhere oil stocks were also in positive territory. Tullow Oil rose 19c to €4.44, almost 5%, while Dragon Oil rose 1c to €3.10.
Eircom rose 4c to €2.10.