The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.54% to 1,553.19 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.49% to 1,413.19 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.44% to 379.16 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index rose 0.03% to 347.17 points. Trading turnover was NIS 1.07 billion.
On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate unchanged at NIS 3.643/$ from Monday's rate and set the shekel-euro rate down 0.148% at 4.115/€.
On the market, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) rose 2.26% and Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (Nasdaq: TSEM; TASE: TSEM) rose 3.28% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index. Melisron Ltd. (TASE: MLSR) rose 2.11% and Azrieli Group Ltd. (TASE: AZRG) rose 1.25%. Oil Refineries Ltd. (TASE:ORL) rose 1.23%, NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE: NICE) rose 0.51% and Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) rose 0.76%.
Israel Chemicals (TASE: ICL: NYSE: ICL) fell 0.35% on the day's biggest trading turnover Harel Insurance Investments and Financial Services Ltd. (TASE: HARL) fell 1.01% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 Index and Mizrahi Tefahot Bank (TASE:MZTF) fell 0.27%.
Published by Globes, Israel business news - en.globes.co.il - on February 12, 2019
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