Irish shares jumped sharply after central banks took concerted action to ease liquidity concerns in financial markets.
At close, the ISEQ share index had gained four per cent to 2,729.19 points, having dropped as low as 2,607 earlier.
In London the FTSE 100 rose 3.2 per cent while the DAX closed with gains of 4.98 per cent and the CAC rose 4.2 per cent.
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team