Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Trading Summary: November 15 - 19, 2015

Trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) during the third week of November was marked by a mix trend in the leading shares indices; The TASE launched two new indices - "TA-25 Net USD Index" and "Tel Bond-Yields Shekel index"

Nov 19, 2015, 13:01 ET from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)

TEL-AVIV, Israel, November 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

TA-25 index 

The TA-25 index increased 1.0% over the last week and increased 7.4% since the beginning of the year, after an increase of 10.2% for the whole of 2014.

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TA-100 index 

The TA-100 index increased 0.5% over the last week, and increased 5.6% since   the beginning of the year, after an increase of 6.7% for the whole of 2014.

TA-Biomed  

The TA-Biomed index decreased this week by 2.8%.

Since the beginning of the year the index decreased by 19.9%, after a decrease of 33.9% in 2014.

TA-25 Net USD 

On November 15, the TASE launched the TA-25 Net USD Index - the index reflects net overall dollar yield, with only the net dividend (75% of the dividend) reinvested in the index. The new index was developed to respond to the needs of overseas investors, following a request by an international company that is planning to launch an ETF overseas on the TA-25 Index.

TelBond-Yield NIS 

On November 15, the TASE launched the "Tel Bond-Yield NIS Index". This is the 12th Tel-Bond index and it includes all the unlinked fixed interest bonds, with a credit rating from (BBB-) to (A), that are included in the Tel-Bond Universe. There are 24 bond series in the Index with a value of US$ 3.5 billion.

Government Bonds 

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) made a bond offering this week listed on the TASE, amounting to US$ 0.2 billion.

Since the beginning of the year, the MoF raised a total of US$ 9 billion in bond offerings on the TASE

Growth Rate  

The Central Bureau of Statistics released figures indicating that GDP rose by 2.5% (in annual terms) in the third quarter of 2015, after a rise of 0.2% in the previous quarter and a rise of 2.0% in the first quarter of 2015.

CPI Index  

Figures released by the Central Bureau of Statistics indicate that the Consumer Price Index increased by 0.1% in October, and decreased 0.5% since the beginning of the year, after decreasing by 0.2% for the whole of 2014.

Sector Indices


   
                      WEEK  2015
    TA Tech-Elite    -0.7%  6.5%
    TA Banks          1.2% 10.7%
    TA Real
    Estate-15        -0.0%  7.8%

Foreign Exchange


   
                  WEEK   2015
    Dollar/NIS   -0.1%  -0.1%
    Euro/NIS     -0.5% -11.9%


Facts & Figures 

The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange features in October 2015:

  • 461 companies listing equities.
  • 640 Exchange Traded Notes.
  • 32 series of government bonds.
  • 65 Series of Institutional bonds.
  • 597 series of corporate bonds.
  • 1,370 mutual funds.
  • Market Cap. (US$ billions)
    • Equities - 202
    • Government bonds - 127
    • Corporate bonds - 82

About TASE  

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.

International  

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(076)8160405/6

Visit the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's Website: http://www.tase.co.il

SOURCE Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)