2 August 12 17:11–The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) fell today. The Tel Aviv 25 Index fell 0.95% to 1,096.01 points, the Tel Aviv 100 Index fell 1.19% to 984.48 points, and the BlueTech 50 Index fell 3.36% to 336.19 points. Turnover was NIS 729.7 million.
The TASE fell sharply in late trading, after hovering just below its starting level for most of the day, in line with losses on European markets and at the opening on Wall Street. The Tel Aviv 25 Index rose 0.3% for the week, after rising 1.3% last week.
In the bond market, long-term Shahar unlinked government bonds ranged between losses of 0.1% and gains of 0.1%, and long-term Galil CPI-linked bonds rose by up 0.2%. The corporate bond benchmark Tel-Bond 20 Index rose 0.08%.
In the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative exchange rate at NIS 3.977/$, up 0.18% on yesterday’s rate, and set the shekel-euro representative exchange rate at NIS 4.882/€, down 0.18%.
In the stock market, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) fell 1.2%, after publishing its financials, which met analysts’ expectations…Read More>>