The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 1% to 1,439.54 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.91%, to 1,298.95 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 1.07% to 369.66 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index rose 0.04% to 333.97 points. Trading turnover was NIS 1.32 billion.
On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate today down 0.198% at NIS 3.52/$ from Friday's rate and set the shekel-euro rate up 0.175% at 3.966/€.
On the market, Airport City Ltd. (TASE:ARPT) rose 4.51% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index and Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT; TASE: ESLT) rose 2.71%. Azrieli Group Ltd. (TASE: AZRG) rose 1.98% and Delek Group Ltd. (TASE: DLEKG) rose 1.85%. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) rose 0.73%.
Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) rose 2.18%, Israel Discount Bank (TASE: DSCT) rose 2.37%, Mizrahi Tefahot Bank (TASE:MZTF) rose 2.13% and First International Bank of Israel (TASE: FTIN) rose 2.07%. Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) rose 0.67% on the day's biggest trading turnover.
Oil Refineries Ltd. (TASE:ORL) fell 3.46% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 Index and Paz Oil Company Ltd. (TASE:PZOL) fell 0.86%.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on June 19, 2017
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