The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 25 Index rose 0.84% to 1,428.16 points; the Tel Aviv 100 Index rose 0.55% to 1,248.47 points; and the BlueTech Index rose 0.72% to 353.49 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index rose 0.04% to 320.35 points. Trading turnover was NIS 1.01 billion.
On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate up 0.052% from Friday's rate at NIS 3.817/$, and the representative shekel-euro rate was set up 0.036% at NIS 4.204/€.
On the market, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) fell 5.19% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 25 Index on the day's biggest trading turnover. Mylan N.V. (Nasdaq: MYL; TASE: MYL) fell 2.02%, Opko Health Inc. (NYSE: OPK; TASE: OPK) fell 1.75% and Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO; TASE:PRGO) fell 0.74%.
Frutarom Industries Ltd. (TASE: FRUT; LSE:FRUT; OTCBB:FRUTF) rose 4.10% for the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 25 Index and Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Co. Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ) rose 2.83%. Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) rose 2.89% and Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) rose 3.15%. Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT; TASE: ESLT) rose 3.20% and NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE: NICE) rose 2.50%.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on October 18, 2016
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