Sunday October 25, 2020

News roundup: the business headlines at 5pm

Here is a summary of the main business stories in Ireland and abroad today.

28th November, 2011

The Iseq index finished up almost three per cent today, buoyed by a surge on European and world stock markets.

The rise in markets comes amid speculation that euro-area policy makers are intensifying their efforts to contain the sovereign-debt crisis.

Banks rose after draft guidelines showed Europe’s rescue fund may insure as much as 30 per cent of sovereign bonds. The benchmark Stoxx Europe 600 Index jumped 3.8 per cent, its biggest increase in two...

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