Dublin stock markets have soared in recent weeks as Apple shares rose more than 40% after the US tech giant’s IPO on Monday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has now risen over 3,000 points in the last 24 hours to 6,895.24.

The S&P 500 is up 2,700 points to 2,955.59.

The FTSE 100 is up nearly 7 per cent to 5,742.62.

The DAX is up 6.6 per cent at 1,639.05.

The Bank of Ireland’s stock market index is up 5.7 per cent in 2017, according to the Dow Jones.

The biggest gainers on the Dow are the companies in Ireland with the biggest shares in Apple.

Finnish technology company SAP has jumped 467 per cent since the company posted its initial public offering in October.

Its share price has more than doubled since the announcement and it now sits at just over €5bn.

In the first three months of 2017, Apple’s stock price increased by €6.7bn.