Mon: TASE tumbles amid talk of retaliation

Ormat and the banks led the TASE sharply lower today as Nova bucked the market.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange fell today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index fell 1.23%, to 1,914.43 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 1.04% to 1938.67; but the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.05% to 418.87 points. The All Bond corporate bond index fell 0.24% to 376.14 points. Turnover totaled NIS 2.2 billion in equities and NIS 4.64 billion in bonds.

On the foreign exchange market, the Bank of Israel set the representative shekel-dollar rate down 1.091% from Friday, at NIS 3.716/$, and the representative shekel-euro rate was set 1.249% lower at NIS 3.962/€.

Bank Leumi (TASE:LUMI) led the market today, falling 1.64% on the day's biggest trading turnover. Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) fell 0.87%, Israel Discount Bank (TASE: DSCT) fell 1.07% and Mizrahi Tefahot Bank fell 0.30%.

Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA; TASE: ORA) fell 4.41% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 Index today. NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE:NICE) fell 0.91% and ICL (TASE: ICL: NYSE: ICL) fell 2.79%. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) fell 1.87%.

Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (Nasdaq:NVMI; TASE:NVMI rose 0.75% and Camtek (Nasdaq: CMTK; TASE: CMTK) rose 1.02% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index today.

Outside of the Tel Aviv 35 Index, NextVision Stabilized Systems (TASE: NXSN), rose 2.96% to continue its strong gains.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - - on April 15, 2024.

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