Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Trading Summary: November 29 - December 3, 2015

Trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) in the last trading week was marked by a mix trend in the leading share indices; Further offerings in the bond market

03 Dec, 2015, 12:21 ET from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)

TEL AVIV, Israel, December 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

TA-25 index 

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.

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TA-100 index 

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.

TA-Biomed  

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.

Corporate Bonds  

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.

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$ 9.4 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.

Sector Indices

  
                     WEEK  2015
    TA Tech-Elite    0.2%  6.6%
    TA Banks        -0.3%  8.0%
    TA Real
    Estate-15        0.7%  6.4%

Foreign Exchange

  
                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

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.

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


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