Big stocks left behind as small companies perform strongly

It is difficult to convince investors to take a long term punt on Irish shares at the moment, with some of the country’s biggest stocks among the worst performing in Europe this year.

7th November, 2009

It is difficult to convince investors to take a long term punt on Irish shares at the moment, with some of the country’s biggest stocks among the worst performing in Europe this year.

Elan, CRH and Ryanair are all in the bottom 40 of the Eurostoxx 600 when measured in terms of performance since March. One stockbroker commented that there was ‘nothing to sell’ among Irish shares at the moment, given their poor...

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