Mon: Cellcom, Partner lift TASE

Cellcom and Partner soared as energy stocks Paz and Oil Refineries led the declines.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.77% to 1,554.71 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.88% to 1,430.44 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.74% to 385.00 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index fell 0.01% to 355.57 points. Trading turnover was NIS 1.31 billion.

On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate down 0.165% at NIS 3.626/$ from Friday, and set the shekel-euro rate down 0.118% at 4.073/€.

On the market, Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE:CEL; TASE:CEL) rose 12.84% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index and Partner Communications Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTNR; TASE: PTNR) rose 11.03%. Harel Insurance Investments and Financial Services Ltd. (TASE: HARL) rose 3.46% and NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE: NICE) rose 1.41%.

Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) rose 1.24% and Mizrahi Tefahot Bank (TASE:MZTF) rose 0.80%. But Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) fell 0.46% on the day's biggest trading turnover and Israel Discount Bank (TASE: DSCT) fell 0.55%. Oil Refineries Ltd. (TASE:ORL) fell 1.9% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 Index and Paz Oil Company Ltd. (TASE:PZOL) fell 1.52%.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - en.globes.co.il - on April 1, 2019

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