Mon: Itamar Medical leads TASE higher

Itamar Medical rose sharply after its acquisition announcement while LivePerson led the declines.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.51%, to 1,803.34 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.42%, to 1,856.68 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.43% to 556.23 points. The All Bond corporate bond index rose 0.11% to 390.82 points. Turnover totaled NIS 1.99 billion in equities and NIS 3.21 billion in bonds.

On the foreign exchange market, the Bank of Israel set the representative shekel-dollar rate up 0.156% from Friday, at NIS 3.206/$, and the representative shekel-euro rate was set 0.375% lower at NIS 3.775/€.

On the market, sleep disorder diagnosis company Itamar Medical Ltd. (TASE:ITMR; Nasdaq: ITMR) stood out, rising 48.8% after ZOLL Medical announced it was buying the company for $538 million, a 50% premium on its share price yesterday.

Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO; TASE:PRGO) rose 2.5% and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) rose 1.83%. Israel Phoenix Assurance Ltd. (TASE:PHOE1; PHOE5) rose 2.89% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index. Bank Leumi (TASE:LUMI) rose 1.06% and Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) rose 1.38% on the day's biggest trading turnover. ICL (TASE: ICL: NYSE: ICL)rose 1.50%.

LivePerson Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN; TASE: LPSN) rose 2.7% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 Index today. Israel Discount Bank (TASE: DSCT) fell 0.52% and NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE:NICE) fell 0.69%.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - - on September 13, 2021

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