The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) fell today. The Tel Aviv 25 Index fell 0.69% to 1,648.56 points, the Tel Aviv 100 Index fell 0.65% to 1,433.11 points, and the BlueTech 50 Index fell 0.67% to 371.28 points. Turnover was NIS 1.32 billion.
In the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative exchange rate down 0.565% from yesterday's rate at NIS 3.872/$, and set the shekel-euro representative exchange rate at NIS 4.262/€, up 0.19%.
In the bond market, the corporate bond benchmark Tel-Bond 20 Index rose 0.25%.
In the stock market, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) rose 1.41% on the day's biggest trading volume for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 25 Index. Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO; TASE:PRGO) fell 0.69% despite an improved takeover offer from Mylan.
Delek Group Ltd. (TASE: DLEKG) was one of very few other Tel Aviv 25 Index shares to rise, up 0.64%.
The banks fell hard today. Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) fell 1.78%, Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) fell 1.77% and Israel Discount Bank (TASE: DSCT) fell 0.87%.
Gazit-Globe Ltd. (NYSE: GZT; TASE: GZT; TSX: GZT) fell 2.08%, Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT; TASE: ESLT) fell 1.55%, and Israel Corporation (TASE: ILCO) fell 2.16% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 25 Index today.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on April 29, 2015
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