Thu: TASE edges up

The banks kept the Tel Aviv 35 in positive territory today, apart from Mizrahi Tefahot.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.01%, to 1,653.18 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.18%, to 1,573.14 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.43%, to 374.55 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index fell 0.01%, to 370.16 points. Turnover totaled NIS 1.76 billion in equities and NIS 2.27 billion in bonds.

For the two-week period October 13 to 24, the Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 2.6%. The index is up 12.9% for the year to date.

On the foreign exchange market, the representative shekel-dollar rate was set 0.42% lower, at NIS 3.5230/$, and the representative shekel-euro rate was set 0.28% lower, at NIS 3.9192/€.

Bank Hapoalim led trading today, and rose 2.20%. Bank Leumi rose 1.03%; Discount Bank rose 0.74%; Mizrahi Tefahot, spoiling the picture for the banks, fell 0.83%; and Nice Systems fell 0.31%.

Among notable decliners today were Opko Health, down 5.37%; Maytronics, down 2.78%; and the TASE itself, down 2.37%.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - - on October 24, 2019

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