Tue: Banks depress TASE

The banks led the TASE down today but Teva and NICE Systems bucked the market.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange fell today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index fell 0.64%, to 1,929.11 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index fell 0.71%, to 1,989.33 points; and the BlueTech Global Index fell 0.59% to 428.72 points. The All Bond corporate bond index fell 0.03% to 378.86 points. Turnover totaled NIS 1.88 billion in equities and NIS 3.33 billion in bonds.

On the foreign exchange market, the Bank of Israel set the representative shekel-dollar rate down 0.444% today from Monday, at NIS 3.367$, and the representative shekel-euro rate was set 0.496% lower at NIS 3.447/€.

Bank Leumi (TASE:LUMI) led the market, falling 2.41%, on the day's biggest trading turnover. Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) fell 1.72%, Israel Discount Bank (TASE: DSCT) fell 0.58%, Mizrahi Tefahot Bank fell 0.73% and First International Bank of Israel (TASE:FTIN1; FTIN5) fell 1.34%.

Shapir Engineering & Industry (TASE: SPEN) fell 4.03% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 Index and Energix Renewable Energies (TASE: ENRG) fell 3.55%.

LivePerson (Nasdaq: LPSN; TASE: LPSN) rose 5.36%, and Opko Health Inc. (NYSE: OPK; TASE: OPK rose 5.73% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index. NICE-Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE:NICE) rose 0.89% and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) rose 2.26%.

Outside of the Tel Aviv 35 Index, AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq: AUDC; TASE:AUDC) fell 8.54%, after reporting its second quarter results.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - en.globes.co.il - on August 2 2022.

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