TEL-AVIV, Israel, November 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
WEEK 2015 TA Tech-Elite -0.7% 6.5% TA Banks 1.2% 10.7% TA Real Estate-15 -0.0% 7.8%
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
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(076)8160405/6
Visit the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's Website: http://www.tase.co.il
SOURCE Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)