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Comment: To Ftse or not to Ftse, that is the pertinent question

Would Irish publicly quoted companies have a brighter future by dropping their Irish stock market listing and moving to a London listing, asks Linda Hickey.

21st April, 2012
'Is it a disadvantage to be listed in Ireland?'

It has been a bruising few years for the Irish stock market since the global financial crisis and the economic collapse in Ireland, with share prices 80 per cent down from their peak and trading volumes at historic lows. Against this backdrop, it is perhaps understandable that a number of Irish publicly quoted companies are considering whether they would have a brighter future dropping their Irish stock market listing and aligning with the Ftse UK...

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