Market gains in line with bourses

THE Dublin market moved higher yesterday in line with bourses across the globe as US employment figures came in ahead of expectations. The ISEQ index mirrored most other markets by adding a healthy 54.93 points to finish the week at 2,799.90.

AIB and Bank of Ireland tacked on 3.5c and 3.9c respectively to close at 79.5c and 77.5c. Irish Life and Permanent moved on 17.1c to 1.725.

CRH added 67c and thereby rebounding from recent lows to end the session at 13.45. Grafton Group followed suit by gaining 1.8c to 2.84. Kingspan on the other hand slipped 11.1c to 5.58.


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