Trump’s road to the top paved with gold for Iseq companies

CRH and Kingspan to gain from president-elect’s promise to invest in infrastructure

CRH generates 60 per cent of its profits in the US, and shares in the company were up over7 per cent  following news of Trump’s election victory.

CRH generates 60 per cent of its profits in the US, and shares in the company were up over7 per cent following news of Trump’s election victory.

As global markets baulk at the election of Donald Trump as the next US president, Ireland’s largest publicly quoted company CRH sees his path to the Oval Office paved with gold.

“We believe that CRH will be one of the biggest winners of president Trump’s infrastructure policies,” said David Holohan, chief investment officer at Merrion Capital in Dublin, noting that the president-elect explicitly stated in his acceptance speech on Wednesday that he will invest in infrastructure, particularly highways.

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