The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.65% to 1,431.77 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.63%, to 1,303.50 points; the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.94% to 378.62 points and the TelBond 20 corporate bond index rose 0.01% to 331.65 points. Trading turnover was NIS 777.5 million.
On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate unchanged on Friday at NIS 3.61/$, and the representative shekel-euro rate was set down 0.092% at NIS 3.922/€.
On the market, Delek Group Ltd. (TASE: DLEKG) rose 4.59% and its energy and exploration units Avner Oil and Gas LP (TASE: AVNR.L) and Delek Drilling LP (TASE: DEDR.L) rose 6.14% and 6.87% respectively, the latter was the biggest rise on the Tel Aviv 35 Index today. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) rose 3.53% on the day's biggest trading turnover. Opko Health Inc. (NYSE: OPK; TASE: OPK) rose 2.39%. Israel Chemicals (TASE: ICL: NYSE: ICL) rose 1.52% and parent company Israel Corporation (TASE: ILCO) rose 2.20%.
Partner Communications Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTNR; TASE: PTNR) fell 3.53% for the biggest fall on the Tel Aviv 35 index today. Azrieli Group Ltd. (TASE: AZRG) fell 0.82% and Frutarom Industries Ltd. (TASE: FRUT; LSE:FRUT; OTCBB:FRUTF) fell 0.75%.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on May 14, 2017
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