Kenny and Noonan open European markets, shares fall

Enda Kenny and Michael Noonan may be top of the class in Europe at the moment, but they could do nothing to stop European financial markets falling after they opened them in Davos this morning.

24th January, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny bangs the gong to open European markets from Davos, accompanied by finance minister Michael Noonan.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan may be top of the class in Europe at the moment, but the pair could do nothing to stop European financial markets falling after they opened them in Davos this morning.

Neither was the Taoiseach, who is at the World Economic Forum as part of his campaign to win a deal on Irish debt, prepared to talk up Ireland's economy. He told CNBC that the economy...

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