Tue: Teva continues to lift TASE

Teva and Opko led the rises today but Azrieli and Shapir fell strongly.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.55% to 1,584.80 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.37% to 1,497.64 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.12% to 372.88 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index rose 0.06% to 364.53 points. Trading turnover was NIS 1.25 billion.

On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate up 0.312% at NIS 3.538/$ from Monday, and set the shekel-euro rate up 0.306% at 3.905/€.

On the market, Opko Health Inc. (NYSE: OPK; TASE: OPK) rose 9.03% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) rose 8.27%. Israel Chemicals (TASE: ICL: NYSE: ICL) rose 3.67% and parent company Israel Corporation (TASE: ILCO) rose 4.33%. Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO; TASE:PRGO) rose 3.45%.

Shapir Engineering and Construction Ltd. (TASE: SPEN) fell 4.08% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 Index. NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE: NICE) fell 2.32% on the day's biggest trading turnover. Azrieli Group Ltd. (TASE: AZRG) fell 3.90%, Melisron Ltd. (TASE: MLSR) fell 2.88% and Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT; TASE: ESLT) fell 1.17%.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - en.globes.co.il - on September 10, 2019

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