Monday March 30, 2020

Waiting for ISE's stock to rise

When Deirdre Somers was appointed chief executive of the Irish Stock Exchange in April 2007, she could not have known how difficult the next six years would be.

8th June, 2013
Deirdre Somers, chief executive of the Irish Stock Exchange. Photo: Fran Veale

When Deirdre Somers was appointed chief executive of the Irish Stock Exchange in April 2007, she could not have known how difficult the next six years would be.

The Iseq index was roaring to its peak of over 10,000 and listing business was booming as funds and debt securities issuers flocked to Dublin. But, just a year later, the market was plunging in the wake of the St Patrick's Day massacre - when Anglo Irish Bank...

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