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London’s benchmark FTSE 100 Index closed at its highest level since September 2000 today as markets generally rose, with Dublin aided by a buoyant Ryanair.

20th May, 2013
In Dublin, the Iseq index was up a strong 1.5 per cent.

London’s benchmark FTSE 100 Index closed at its highest level since September 2000 today as markets generally rose.

European stocks advanced, extending the Stoxx Europe 600 Index’s highest level since June 2008, as the region’s carmakers rallied.

In Dublin, the Iseq index was up a strong 1.5 per cent as Ryanair leaped 6.9 per cent on after it said its full-year net profit rose by 13 per cent to €569 million from €503...

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