Thu: Banks keep TASE ahead for week

The main indices rose today, led by the banking sector, while energy stocks were also strong.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.49%, to 1,860.81 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.55%, to 1,923.51 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.29%, to 564.76 points. The Tel Bond 60 corporate bond index fell 0.11%, to 382.75. Turnover totaled NIS 1.82 billion in equities and NIS 3.55 billion in bonds.

For the week, the Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.7%. The index is up 24.1% for the year to date.

On the foreign exchange market, the representative shekel-dollar rate was set 0.12% lower, at NIS 3.2110/$, and the representative shekel-euro rate was set 0.01% higher, at 3.7382/€.

Bank Hapoalim led trading today, and rose 2.66%. Bank Leumi rose 2.52%; Mizrahi Tefahot Bank rose 1.62%; Discount Bank rose 2.34%; and insurance group Phoenix Holdings fell 0.34%.

Notable advancers today were Augwind, up 7.93%, and energy companies Rato, Delek Drilling, and Paz Oil, up 4.64%, 4.59%, and 4.21% respectively. Liveperson fell 8.82%.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - - on October 21, 2021.

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