TEL AVIV, Israel, January 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
The TA-25 index increased 0.5% over the week, and increased 0.3% since the beginning of the year, after an increase of 10% for the whole of 2014.
The TA-100 index increased 0.2% over the week, and increased 0.1% since the beginning of the year, after an increase of 6.7% for the whole of 2014.
The TA- Biomed index increased 6.5% over the week, and increased 7.6% since the beginning of the year, after a decrease of 34% for the whole of 2014.
The TA-Com index decreased 4.7% over the week and decreased 6.4% since the beginning of the year, after an increase of 10% for the whole of 2014.
This week there was one share offering by a biomed company amounting to US $0.4 million.
In 2014 the business sector raised US $2.1 billion through shares on the TASE.
This week Dexia Israel Bank made a corporate bond offering to the public amounting to US $191 million.
For the whole of 2014 the business sector raised US $16.1 billion through bonds, of which US $5.8 billion on the "TACT Institutional" system.
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) made a bond offering this week listed on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange for US $0.2 billion.
In 2014 the MoF raised US $14.5 billion in bond offerings on the TASE
The Bank of Israel released figures this week indicating that foreign investors acquired a net US $150 million in holdings of TASE-listed shares in November, and since the beginning of 2014 acquired a net USS $1.2 billion.
In addition, foreign investors acquired a net US $220 million Israel government bonds in November, and since the beginning of 2014 acquired a net US $2.3 billion Israel government bonds. Foreign investors also acquired a net US $140 million Israeli T-bills in November, totaling US $1.2 billion since the beginning of 2014.
WEEK 2015 TA Bluetech 1.1% 1.3% TA Banks 0.2% -0.2% TA Real Estate-15 -1.2% -0.7%
WEEK 2015 Dollar/NIS 1.4% 2.2% Euro/NIS -0.9% -1.0%
Facts & Figures
The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange features in December 2014:
- 473 companies listing equities.
- 591 Exchange Traded Notes.
- 31 series of government bonds.
- 75 series of Institutional bonds.
- 607 series of corporate bonds.
- 1,330 mutual funds.
- Market Cap. (US$ billions)
- Equities - 201
- Government bonds - 128
- Corporate bonds - 80
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)