Israel Chemicals and Tower rose strongly today but Perrigo fell badly.
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.07% to 1,627.74 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.13% to 1,470.14 points; but the BlueTech Global Index fell 0.76% to 390.02 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index fell 0.03% to 348.74 points. Trading turnover was NIS 1.12 billion.
On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate up 0.608% at NIS 3.642/$ from yesterday's rate and set the shekel-euro rate up 0.373% at 4.170/€.
On the market, Israel Chemicals (TASE: ICL: NYSE: ICL) rose 2.36% on the day's biggest trading turnover and parent company Israel Corporation (TASE: ILCO) rose 3.63% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index. Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (Nasdaq: TSEM; TASE: TSEM) rose 3.46% and Azrieli Group Ltd. (TASE: AZRG) rose 2.97%. Melisron Ltd. (TASE: MLSR) rose 2.36% and Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA; TASE: ORA) rose 1.9%.
Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO; TASE:PRGO) fell 5.92% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 Index after naming a new CEO. Fattal Holdings (1998) Ltd. (TASE: FTAL) fell 1.38% and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) fell 0.84%.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - en.globes.co.il - on October 9, 2018
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