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Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Weekly Review 19-23 January

Trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) during the third week of January ended down for all leading TASE indices

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TEL AVIV, Israel, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

TA-25

The TA-25 index decreased 2.0% over the week, bringing year-to-date decrease to 0.6%, after increasing 12% in 2013.

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TA-100

The TA-100 index decreased 2.0% over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to 1.0%, after increasing 15% in 2013.

TA-Banks

The TA-Bank index decreased 2.9% over the week, bringing year-to-date decreased to 5.1%, after increasing 16% in 2013.

Corporate Bonds

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.

Government 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.

Sector Indices

                     WEEK   2014
    TA Bluetech-50   -1.7%  5.8%
    TA Banks         -2.4% -5.1%
    TA Real
    Estate-15        -1.7% -1.2%


Foreign Exchange

               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:

  • 508 companies listing equities.
  • 530 Exchange Traded Notes.
  • 33 series of government bonds.
  • 71 Series of Institutional bonds.
  • 651 series of corporate bonds.
  • 1,281 mutual funds.
  • Market Cap. (US$ billions)
    • Equities - 203
    • Government bonds - 139
    • Corporate bonds - 90

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-(3)5677-405/6

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

SOURCE Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Ltd



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