OPKO rose strongly for the second consecutive session while Bezeq and Paz led the losses.
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.15% to 1,472.19 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.16% to 1,329.25 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 0.50% to 354.34 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index fell 0.09% to 343.73 points. Trading turnover was NIS 1.24 billion. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.2% for the week but has fallen 2.5% since the start of the year.
On the foreign currency market, the Bank of Israel set the shekel-dollar representative rate down 0.472% from yesterday's exchange rate at NIS 3.583/$ and set the shekel-euro rate down 0.437% at 4.256/€.
On the market, Opko Health Inc. (NYSE: OPK; TASE: OPK) rose 13.85%, Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR) rose 2.2%, Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE:CEL; TASE:CEL) rose 5.89% and Partner Communications Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTNR; TASE: PTNR) rose 5.69%.
Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Co. Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ) fell 2.28% and Paz Oil Company Ltd. (TASE:PZOL) fell 2.34%.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on May 10, 2018
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