Markets Wrap: Global markets watch developments in Israel-Hamas war as Irish stocks fall

Flutter was the worst hit on the Iseq down 2 per cent while the index fell 1.14 per cent.

The euro was up 0.48 per cent up against the pound to €0.89 and rose 0.17 per cent against the dollar to €1.05. Picture: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

Global markets were volatile on Tuesday as investors continued to watch the Israel-Hamas war closely while Dublin’s stock exchange fell 1.14 per cent by lunchtime to trade at 8,175.50 points.

The Iseq was led down by Flutter which was trading 2 per cent lower at €151.55 per share, Kingspan fell 1.97 per cent to trade at €65.68p per share, Corre Energy was down 1.21 per cent at €3.26p per share and Ryanair fell 1.09 per ...