AIB shares rise on full market debut

Shares in the bank initially rose by 8% as they began unconditional trading on the Irish stock market

27th June, 2017
AIB shares began unconditional trading on the stock market today

The bank's chief executive Bernard Byrne, who rang the ceremonial bell at the Irish Stock Exchange to mark the start of unconditional trading in the shares, said the bank was "very comfortable that we have a good shareholder base at this stage which is very solid and very interested in supporting AIB, understanding the Irish economy and is there for the long haul".

He told RTÉ Radio that the investors who had taken a stake...

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