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SOURCE Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Ltd
Trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) during the third week of January ended down for all leading TASE indices
TEL AVIV, Israel, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The TA-25 index decreased 2.0% over the week, bringing year-to-date decrease to 0.6%, after increasing 12% in 2013.
The TA-100 index decreased 2.0% over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to 1.0%, after increasing 15% in 2013.
The TA-Bank index decreased 2.9% over the week, bringing year-to-date decreased to 5.1%, after increasing 16% in 2013.
This week there was a bond offering of US $29 million.
Since the beginning of the year the business sector raised US $233 million through bonds.
In 2013 the business sector raised US $10.1 billion through bonds.
This week the Ministry of Finance (MoF) made a public bond offering listed on the TASE amounting to US $0.3 billion.
Since the beginning of the year the MoF raised US $1 billion, after raising a total of US $18.2 billion for the whole of 2013.
Composite State-of-the-Economy Index
The Bank of Israel released figures indicating that the Composite State-of-the-Economy index increased 0.2% in December. The rate of increase of the index in recent months reflects steady growth.
WEEK 2014 TA Bluetech-50 -1.7% 5.8% TA Banks -2.4% -5.1% TA Real Estate-15 -1.7% -1.2%
WEEK 2014 Dollar/NIS -0.1% 0.4% Euro/NIS 0.2% -0.6%
Facts & Figures
The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange features in December 2013:
Established in September 1935, the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange is Israel's sole securities exchange, offering an increasingly sophisticated range of products to investors, including equity, corporate bonds, treasury bills and notes, index products and derivatives.
In recent years, TASE has enhanced its international presence, signing Memoranda of Understanding with the London Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, NYSE-Euronext the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and Toronto Stock Exchange
For more information please contact:
Idit Yaaron or Orna Goren, TASE, +972-(3)5677-405/6
Visit the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's Website: http://www.tase.co.il
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