Irish shares tap into European rally at end of bizarre and rollercoaster week for global stock markets

Irish shares tap into European rally at end of bizarre and rollercoaster week for global stock markets

Irish shares ended higher as banks that had suffered badly tapped into a very late-year rally in Europe.

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ISEQ up almost 2%

ISEQ up almost 2%

The ISEQ index of Irish shares rebounded 41.57 points to 2,471.51 today.

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ISEQ down almost 4.5%

ISEQ down almost 4.5%

The Irish Stock Exchange followed international trends today as the ISEQ Index plunged 110.75 points to 2,395.73.

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ISEQ down more than 1.5%

ISEQ down more than 1.5%

The ISEQ index of Irish shares lost ground but avoided a feared meltdown today, falling 39.03 points to finish on 2.506.48.

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ISEQ on the up

ISEQ on the up

The ISEQ index of Irish shares enjoyed a 22.57-point gain to 2.906.67 by close of business today.

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AIB and BoI shares climb after return to trading

AIB and BoI shares climb after return to trading

Trading in Irish bank shares returned today, bringing mixed news for the Irish financials.

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ISEQ rises above 3,000 barrier

ISEQ rises above 3,000 barrier

The ISEQ index of Irish shares edged above the psychologically-important 3,000 mark today, rising 40.43 points to 3,005.39.

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ISEQ up despite crisis

ISEQ up despite crisis

The Irish Stock Exchange ignored talks of economic doom today to post a gain of 23.12 points to finish on 2,798.47.

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ISEQ down slightly

ISEQ down slightly

The ISEQ index of Irish shares lost 18.31 points to slip to 2,694.77 today.

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Slight dip for ISEQ

Slight dip for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares slipped 14.59 points to 2,708.54 in early trading today.

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ISEQ up more than 2%

ISEQ up more than 2%

The value of Irish shares increased by 2.1% today, as the ISEQ index shot up 56.87 points to 2,760.73.

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Little movement for ISEQ

Little movement for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares crept down 3.13 points to 2,854.83 today.

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Small loss for ISEQ

Small loss for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares shed 11.07 points to slip to 2,813.57 today.

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ISEQ down more than 1%

ISEQ down more than 1%

The ISEQ index of Irish shares dropped 33.62 points to 2,933.93 today.

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ISEQ down after downgrade by ratings agency

ISEQ down after downgrade by ratings agency

Share prices on the Irish stock market have dropped today after the ratings agency Moody's downgraded Ireland's credit rating.

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Slight fall for ISEQ

Slight fall for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares fell back slightly today, closing 10.76 points down at 2,884.23.

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Significant fall for ISEQ

Significant fall for ISEQ

A huge fall for construction giant CRH led the decline in the ISEQ index today, which fell 65.19 points to 2,848.10.

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ISEQ plunges almost 3%

ISEQ plunges almost 3%

The value of Irish shares plunged 2.85% today, as the ISEQ index declined 82.12 points to finish on 2,796.55.

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ISEQ dips below 3,000 mark

ISEQ dips below 3,000 mark

The ISEQ index of Irish shares was down 7.57 points to 2,994.25 this afternoon, slipping below the psychologically important 3,000 mark.

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Plunge sees ISEQ near 3,000 mark

Plunge sees ISEQ near 3,000 mark

A 74.96-point loss saw the ISEQ move dangerously close to the psychologically significant 3,000 mark today, finishing on 3,001.82.

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Heavy fall for ISEQ

Heavy fall for ISEQ

Irish shares lost almost 1.5% of their value today, as the ISEQ index fell 45.86 points to 3,075.88 by midday today.

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Little movement for ISEQ

Little movement for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares crept up 2.49 points to 3,091.94 by 11am today.

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Slight loss for ISEQ

Slight loss for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares crept down 9.40 points to 3,061.31 by noon today.

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ISEQ up 60 points

ISEQ up 60 points

The Irish Stock Exchange followed world trends today, climbing 60.16 points to 3.052.02 by midday.

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ISEQ sinks more than 4%

ISEQ sinks more than 4%

The value of Irish shares plunged more than 4% today as the ISEQ index of Irish shares lost 127.44 points to 2,982.71, falling back below the psychologically significant 3,000 mark.

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ISEQ endures fall

ISEQ endures fall

The Irish Stock Exchange followed international trends as nervous traders awaited fallout from the Greek debt crisis.

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ISEQ rebounds from yesterday’s fall

ISEQ rebounds from yesterday’s fall

The ISEQ index of Irish shares surged 114.89 points to 3,371.91 today after yesterday’s big falls.

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ISEQ plunges 2.5%

ISEQ plunges 2.5%

Gloom descended on the Irish Stock Exchange today as uncertainty continued regarding the Greek debt crisis.

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BoI shares rebound as ISEQ jumps 1%

Shares in Bank of Ireland closed over 6% higher this evening after losing more than 5% at one point.

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Encouraging gain for ISEQ

Encouraging gain for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares climbed more than 1% today, finishing 37.07 points to end on 3,407.45.

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Small decline for ISEQ

Small decline for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares suffered a slight 13.51 point fall to finish on 3,342.18.

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Boost for ISEQ

Boost for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares increased by almost 1.5% today, gaining 45.80 to finish on 3,355.69.

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ISEQ down

ISEQ down

The ISEQ index of Irish shares was down 24.14 points to 3.268.05 by close of trade today.

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ISEQ up slightly

ISEQ up slightly

There were contrasting fortunes for the financials today as the ISEQ index enjoyed a welcome gain of 28.27 points to finish on 3,177.77.

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ISEQ down as market awaits banks announcement

ISEQ down as market awaits banks announcement

The ISEQ index of Irish shares dipped 20.27 points to 3,127.34 as investors nervously awaited this afternoon’s announcement regarding a bailout for Irish banks.

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ISEQ down slightly

ISEQ down slightly

There were more losses than gains in early trading on the Irish Stock Exchange as the ISEQ index was down 22.11 points in early trading.

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ISEQ up almost 2%

ISEQ up almost 2%

The ISEQ index of Irish shares finished up 60.97 points to 3,158.83 today.

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Fall for ISEQ

Fall for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares finished 18.69 points down at 3,103.99 by close of business today.

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ISEQ shows gain

ISEQ shows gain

The ISEQ index of Irish shares bucked some international trends today, showing a modest but welcome gain of 15.03 points to finish the day on 3,023.73.

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Little change for ISEQ

Little change for ISEQ

There was little movement on the ISEQ index this morning, shuffling up 7.61 points to 2,925.19 by midday.

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Little change for ISEQ

Little change for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares inched down 4.67 points to 2,900.80 by 11.15am today.

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Quiet morning for ISEQ

Quiet morning for ISEQ

There was very little movement on the Irish Stock Exchange this morning, as the ISEQ index shuffled down 7.27 points to 2.901.02 by mid morning.

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ISEQ up slightly

ISEQ up slightly

The ISEQ index of Irish shares enjoyed a modest gain today, inching up 18.18 points to 2,908.29.

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ISEQ up almost 1%

ISEQ up almost 1%

The ISEQ index of Irish shares responded to market gains worldwide today by climbing 25.88 points to 3,014.20.

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ISEQ falls below 3,000 mark

ISEQ falls below 3,000 mark

After days of threatening to fall below 3,000, the ISEQ index of Irish shares finally dropped below the psychologically significant mark today.

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ISEQ loses ground

ISEQ loses ground

The ISEQ index of Irish shares fell 20.91 points to 3,016.03 by close of trading today.

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ISEQ down 22.50 points

ISEQ down 22.50 points

The ISEQ index of Irish shares lost 22.50 points to 3,022.37 points by noon today, reflecting work trends.

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ISEQ down 14 points

ISEQ down 14 points

The ISEQ index of Irish shares declined 14.05 points to 3.087.53 today.

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ISEQ down slightly

ISEQ down slightly

The ISEQ index of Irish shares slipped 6.59 points to 3,101.58 by close of business today.

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ISEQ up slightly

ISEQ up slightly

The ISEQ index of Irish shares inched up 3.22 points to 3,101.26 by 11am today.

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ISEQ down slightly

ISEQ down slightly

The ISEQ index of Irish shares declined 12.81 points to finish on 3,098.04 today.

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Good gains for ISEQ

Good gains for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares climbed 33.88 points to 3.087.85 today.

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ISEQ up slightly

ISEQ up slightly

The ISEQ index of Irish shares climbed 16.41 points to 3,0987.93 today.

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Little movement for ISEQ

Little movement for ISEQ

The ISEQ index of Irish shares inched down 4.40 points to 3,027.98 today.

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ISEQ up more than 2.5%

ISEQ up more than 2.5%

Christmas came early on the Irish Stock Exchange today as the ISEQ index soared 76.60 points to 3,032.38, above the psychologically significant 3,000 mark.

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Banks recover to see ISEQ rise

Banks recover to see ISEQ rise

Shares in Irish banks recovered well after some significant jitters this morning to leave the ISEQ index of Irish shares 28.59 points to the good on 2,955.78.

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Few movers on Irish Stock Exchange

Few movers on Irish Stock Exchange

There was little movement on the Irish Stock Exchange today, as the ISEQ index of Irish shares crept down 3.63 points to 2,918.70 in morning trading.

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Quiet trading on Irish Stock Exchange

Quiet trading on Irish Stock Exchange

There was little movement in Irish stocks today, as the ISEQ index of Irish shares crept down 12.17 points to 2,917.05 in morning trading.

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Little change for ISEQ

Little change for ISEQ

There was little overall change in the ISEQ index of Irish shares today, which inched up 2.96 points to 2,929.22.

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ISEQ down slightly

ISEQ down slightly

The ISEQ index of Irish shares declined by 17.98 points to 2,854.39 today as Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan delivered a Budget broadly in line with expectations.

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