Markets: Irish stocks outperforming

Irish stocks have had the strongest performance year-to-date among all developed economies as investor concerns over the end of quantitative easing abated in July.

3rd August, 2013

Irish stocks have had the strongest performance year-to-date among all developed economies as investor concerns over the end of quantitative easing abated in July, according to data by S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Shares in Irish listed companies returned 21.42 per cent to the end of last month, soundly beating the developed economy average of 12.73 per cent. Although Ireland had a middling performance of 6.47 per cent in July, strong gains earlier in...

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