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
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.
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.
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.
This week there was one share offering by the biomed company E. T. View Medical amounting to US$
Since the beginning of the year, the business sector raised US$ 0.8 billion in shares on the TASE.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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)