TEL AVIV, Israel, December 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
The TA-25 index did not change over the last week and increased 6.6% since the beginning of the year, after an increase of 10.2% for the whole of 2014.
The TA-100 index did not change over the last week, and increased 4.6% since the beginning of the year, after an increase of 6.7% for the whole of 2014.
The TA-Biomed index increased this week by 1.7%. Since the beginning of the year the index decreased by 19.1%, after a decrease of 33.9% in 2014.
This week there were four bond offerings on the TASE by the business sector, totaling US$ 263 million. Three issuers were the real estate company Alony Hetz that raised US$ 142 million, and the companies Spencer (foreign) and Big that raised US$ 58 million each.
Since the beginning of the year, the business sector raised US$ 13.8 billion through bonds on the TASE.
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$ 9.4 billion in bond offerings on the TASE.
Celsion shares included in TASE indices
The US Biomed company Celsion shares which are traded on the NASDAQ (symbol: CLSN) and began to be traded on the TASE on November 12th, were included in the TA-Biomed and TA-BlueTech indices on November 29, under the "fast track" arrangement for adding new shares to the TASE indices.
WEEK 2015 TA Tech-Elite 0.2% 6.6% TA Banks -0.3% 8.0% TA Real Estate-15 0.7% 6.4%
WEEK 2015 Dollar/NIS -0.1% -0.1% Euro/NIS -0.7% -13.2%
Facts & Figures
The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange features in November 2015:
- 461 companies listing equities.
- 640 Exchange Traded Notes.
- 33 series of government bonds.
- 63 Series of Institutional bonds.
- 604 series of corporate bonds.
- 1,370 mutual funds.
- Market Cap. (US$ billions)
- Equities - 237
- Government bonds - 130
- Corporate bonds - 84
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.
Visit the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's Website: http://www.tase.co.il
For more information please contact:
Idit Yaaron or Orna Goren, TASE, +972(076)8160405/6
SOURCE Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)