The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange fell today for the sixth straight session. The Tel Aviv 35 Index fell 0.73% to 1,564.78 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index fell 0.57% to 1,403.61 points; and the BlueTech Global Index fell 0.76% to 369.71 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index rose 0.02% to 348.09 points. Trading turnover was NIS 1.19 billion.
On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate up 0.054% at NIS 3.693/$ from yesterday's rate and set the shekel-euro rate down 0.774% at 4.181/€.
On the market, Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR) fell 7.11% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 Index. Fattal Holdings (1998) Ltd. (TASE:FTAL) fell 2.74% and Sodastream International Ltd. (Nasdaq: SODA TASE: SODA) fell 2.04%. NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE: NICE) fell 1.25% and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) fell 0.375 despite reports that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway had increased its stake in the company.
Partner Communications Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTNR; TASE: PTNR) rose 3.95% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index despite a further erosion in the company's profits reported today. Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Co. Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ) rose 1.74% and Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) rose 0.99% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index today.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on August 15, 2018
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