Ireland's ISEQ index ended the day with a gain of 0.8 per cent, with most traders expecting the European Central Bank to cut the benchmark euro interest rate to a record low of 0.75 per cent tomorrow.
It was the seventh gain in a row for the ISEQ.
Other markets were mixed. The EuroStoxx index slipped 0.3 per cent, the FTSE was almost unchanged and the CAC was down 0.1 per cent.
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