ISEQ slightly up at close

The ISEQ index of Irish shares closed at 2,446.44 this evening.

The ISEQ index of Irish shares closed at 2,446.44 this evening.

This represented an increase of 59.54 points, or 2.49%.

There was little movement among the major banks - AIB was up 3c to 93c, Bank of Ireland increased by 2c to 72 while Irish Life & Permanent fell 3c to €1.82.

Elsewhere, Icon was the major faller, down €2.01 to €10.49, though big movers in the opposite direction were Elan, up 22c to €4.47, Tullow Oil, which rose by the same amount to €8.57, and Paddy Power, which added 50c to close at €14.95.

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