Markets Update: Far right win in Netherlands weighs on European trade

Irish stock exchange saw modest gains on Thursday morning, while Stoxx Europe 600 also edged higher

  • November 23, 2023
Geert Wilders won a shock victory in the country’s elections. Picture; Getty

Stocks in Europe struggled for traction on Thursday as weak manufacturing data from France and an election victory for a far-right party in the Netherlands weighed on sentiment.

The Irish stock exchange is trading up in early morning trade, with Permanent TSB getting the day off to a strong start. Shares at the bank have risen 2.34 per cent.

Smurfit Kappa, Bank of Ireland and Origin Enterprises have also seen modest gains, rising 1 per ...