Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Weekly Review: July 12-16, 2015

Jul 16, 2015, 11:29 ET from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Trading on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) on the second week of July, was marked by increases in all of the leading share indices; 

Further offerings in the bond market 

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TA-25 index 

The TA-25 index increased 2.2% over the last week, and increased 15.6% since the beginning of the year, after an increase of 10.2% for the whole of 2014.

TA-100 index 

The TA-100 index increased 2.5% over the last week, and increased 13.3% since the beginning of the year, after an increase of 6.7% for the whole of 2014.

TA-COM 

The TA-COM index increased 7.7% this week. Since the beginning of the year the index decreased by 3.6%, after an increase of 10.4% in 2014.

Share Offerings 

This week there was one share offering by the biomed company E. T. View Medical amounting to US$

1 million.

Since the beginning of the year, the business sector raised US$ 0.8 billion in shares on the TASE.

Corporate Bonds  

This week two real estate companies Isras and Hagag raised US$ 28 million and US$ 25 million respectively in bond offerings to the public.

Since the beginning of the year the business sector raised US$ 8.4 billion through bonds.

Government Bonds 

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) made a bond offering this week listed on the TASE, amounting to US$ 0.3 billion.

Since the beginning of the year, the MoF raised a total of US$ 5.8 billion in bond offerings on the TASE.

ETN Offerings 

This week, three new ETNs were issued on share indices in the US (banks and finance). Currently there are 633 ETNs traded on the TASE.  

CPI Index 

Figures released by the Central Bureau of Statistics indicate that the Consumer Price Index increased by 0.3% in June. In the first half of 2015, the index decreased by 0.2%, after decreasing the same rate in whole 2014.


   

    Sector Indices
                     WEEK
                             2015
    TA Tech-Elite    2.0%   12.7%
    TA Banks         2.4%   18.3%
    TA Real
    Estate-15        1.1%   14.7%


    Foreign Exchange
                WEEK
                       2015
    Dollar/NIS  0.3%  -2.6%
    Euro/NIS   -1.3% -12.7%

Facts & Figures 

The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange features in June 2015:

  • 467 companies listing equities.
  • 630 Exchange Traded Notes.
  •   31 Series of government bonds.
  •   69 Series of Institutional bonds.
  • 593 series of corporate bonds.
  • 1,366 mutual funds.
  • Market Cap. (US$ billions)
    • Equities - 224
    • Government bonds - 131
    • Corporate bonds - 83

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(076)8160405/6  

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

SOURCE Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)