Tue: Israel Chemicals leads market higher

Israel Chemicals, IFF and Delek led the gains today but Teva and Nice Systems edged down.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.20% to 1,671.60 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.03% to 1,590.91 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.16% to 385.99 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index fell 0.04% to 369.54 points. Trading turnover was NIS 1.23 billion.

On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate down 0.596% today at NIS 3.501/$ from Monday's exchange rate, and set the shekel-euro rate down 1.088% at 3.890/€.

On the market, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) (NYSE: IFF; TASE: IFF) rose 6.56% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index. Israel Chemicals (TASE: ICL: NYSE: ICL) rose 3.71% and parent company Israel Corporation (TASE: ILCO) rose 4.07%. Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Co. Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ) rose 3.22%, Delek Group Ltd. (TASE: DLEKG) rose 2.78% and Shikun u'Binui Holdings Ltd. (TASE: SKBN) rose 3.05%. Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT; TASE: ESLT) rose 1.18%, Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) rose 0.74% and Israel Discount Bank (TASE: DSCT) rose 0.38%.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) fell 0.29% on the day's biggest trading turnover. NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE: NICE) fell 0.11% and Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) fell 0.07%.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - en.globes.co.il - on November 5, 2019

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