ISEQ up at close

ISEQ up at close

The ISEQ index of Irish shares closed up 34.88 points to 2,815.48, a rise of 1.25%.

Among the risers, CRH added 28c to €13.46, DCC was up 26c to €20.65; Smurfit Kappa gained 16c to €7.67; FBD was up 10c to €6.74; Glanbia lifted 6c to €3.61 and Ryanair was up 5c to €3.99.

Financial stocks were also on the front foot, with AIB up 4c to €0.78, Bank of Ireland also up 4c, to €0.72 and Irish Life & Permanent gaining 10c to €1.70.

On the fallers' board, Kerry group slipped 22c to €25.60 and Paddy Power was down 6c to €27.55.

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