30 August 12 17:30–The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) was flat today. The Tel Aviv 25 Index dipped 0.02% to 1,120.58 points, the Tel Aviv 100 Index rose 0.38% to 999.59 points, and the BlueTech 50 Index rose 0.81% to 343.66 points. Turnover was NIS 2.21 billion.
The leading TASE indices split today, after seesawing around their starting levels, in line with losses in European markets and at the opening on Wall Street. Tel Aviv 25 options for August rose 0.3% at the expiry this morning. The Tel Aviv 25 Index rose 1% for the week, 1.3% in August, and 3.2% for the year to date.
In the bond market, both long-term Shahar unlinked government bonds rose by up to 0.1% and long-term Galil CPI-linked bonds ranged between falls of 0.1% and gains of 0.1%. The corporate bond benchmark Tel-Bond 20 Index fell 0.10%.
In the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative exchange rate at NIS 4.043/$, up 0.35% on yesterday’s rate, and set the shekel-euro representative exchange rate at NIS 5.07/€, up 0.31%…Read More>>