Investors who feel unnerved by a perceived culture change at CRH need some reassurance
Take a look at the Irish stock market today: there are precious few companies listed on it with a valuation in excess of €5 billion. Look at the leaders of 15 years ago: the vast majority of them have either disappeared from the market (as in the case of Elan), gone bust (as with Baltimore), or been reduced to ‘penny’ share status and substantially nationalised (as with AIB and Bank of Ireland).
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Private rental sector remains strong despite Covid-19
Demand continues to outstrip supply in both residential and PRS markets, while developers adapt new build designs to take the pandemic into account
How the programme for government will shape housing
Several strategic changes offer an opportunity for positive reform of planning and development
Comment: US must defuse Covid-19’s ticking time bomb of debt
The United States cannot defeat the pandemic like a military foe but it can learn from looking back at its post-war economic recovery