13 September 12 17:15–The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) was mixed today. The Tel Aviv 25 Index fell 0.07% to 1,133.05 points, but the Tel Aviv 100 Index rose 0.19% to 1,011.69 points, and the TechBlue 50 Index rose 0.72% to 342.19 points. Turnover was NIS 994.8 million.
The TASE was mixed today, in line with a mixed session in European markets and at the opening on Wall Street. The Tel Aviv 25 Index rose 1.8% for the week, after falling 0.7% last week. Both the Tel Aviv 25 and Tel Aviv 100 indices rose 5% during Jewish year 5772.
The TASE will be closed on Sunday-Tuesday next week for the Rosh Hashana (Jewish New Year) holiday, reopening on Wednesday.
In the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative exchange rate at NIS 3.966/$, up 0.45% on yesterday’s rate, and set the shekel-euro representative exchange rate at NIS 5.119/€, up 0.43%.
In the bond market, both long-term Shahar unlinked shekel government bonds and long term Galil CPI-linked government bonds rose by up to 0.1%. The corporate bond benchmark Tel-Bond 20 Index rose 0.05%.
In the stock market, Perrigo Company (Nasdaq:PRGO; TASE:PRGO) fell 0.3% on the day’s biggest turnover of NIS 106.8 million, after announcing the acquisition of the assets of veterinary medicines company Sergeant’s Pet Care Products Inc. for $285 million in cash. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) fell 1.2%.
Mellanox Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:MLNX; TASE:MLNX) resumed its slide, after a one-day hiatus, falling 1.5%. The share rose 270% over the preceding 12 months. Tel Aviv 100 listed Babylon Ltd. (TASE:BBYL) rose 4% to complete a 470% gain for the past 12 months…Read More>>