Tower, Ormat and Teva helped the market maintain its rally but Bezeq and Elbit declined.
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange rose today. The Tel Aviv 35 Index rose 0.64%, to 1,610.77 points; the Tel Aviv 125 Index rose 0.54%, to 1,662.32 points; and the BlueTech Global Index rose 1.11% to 600.57 points. The TelBond 20 corporate bond index rose 0.20% to 372.25 points. Turnover totaled NIS 2.05 billion in equities and NIS 5.28 billion in bonds.
On the foreign exchange market, the Bank of Israel set the representative shekel-dollar rate 0.155% higher from Monday, at NIS 3.232/$, and the representative shekel-euro rate was set 0.634% higher, at NIS 3.921/€.
Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) led the market rising 1.15% on the day’s biggest trading turnover and Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI) rose 0.94%. Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (Nasdaq: TSEM; TASE: TSEM) rose 3.73% for the day’s biggest trading turnover. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) rose 2.52% and NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE: NICE) rose 0.66%. Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA; TASE: ORA) rose 3.48% and ICL (TASE: ICL: NYSE: ICL) rose 3.08%.
Published by Globes, Israel business news – en.globes.co.il – on January 19, 2021
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