Market slips along with peers

After a lacklustre week markets across the eurozone closed in the red yesterday.

Investors got increasingly cautious throughout the day with eyes on next week’s Federal Reserve meeting, even better-than-expected GDP numbers from the UK couldn’t stem the tide. The Iseq was no exception to this trend closing down 43.88 points to finish the week on 4,079.66.

The financial sector had a typically mixed day. AIB and Permanent TSB both made small profits as the former added 0.2c to close on 5.4c while the latter finished on 2.9c up 0.1c. Bank of Ireland shipped 0.1c to finish the week on 17.6c.Insurer FBD Holding gained 5c to close on €15.


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