Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Weekly Review: July 26-30, 2015

Jul 30, 2015, 11:59 ET from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Trading on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) on the fourth week of July, was marked a mix trend in the leading share indices; 

further offerings in the bond market

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TA-25 index 

The TA-25 index increased 0.6% over the last week, and increased 16.9% 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 0.8% over the last week, and increased 14.7% since the beginning of the year, after an increase of 6.7% for the whole of 2014.

TA-BIOMED 

The TA-BIOMED index decreased 5.3% this week. Since the beginning of the year the index decreased by 0.3%, after a decrease of 33.9% in 2014.

Corporate Bonds  

This week there were three bond offerings to the public on TASE by the business sector amounting to US$ 270 million.

The largest offering was made by Dexia Israel bank amounting to US$ 158 million.

Since the beginning of the year the business sector raised US$ 9.9 billion through bonds on TASE.

Share Offerings 

The biomed company Pluristem whose shares are traded also on NASDAQ, raised US$ 17 million this week in a public share offering in US.

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

Government Bonds 

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) made a bond offering this week listed on the TASE, amounting to US$ 0.1 billion.

Since the beginning of the year, the MoF raised a total of US$ 6.1 billion in bond offerings on TASE.

BOI Interest Rate 

The Bank of Israel left the interest rate unchanged at 0.1% for August 2015.

Sector Indices


   
                     WEEK  2015
    TA Tech-Elite    -2.7% 10.6%
    TA Banks         0.4%  18.7%
    TA Real
    Estate-15        0.4%  14.3%

Foreign Exchange


   
                WEEK    2015
    Dollar/NIS  -1.2%  -2.8%
    Euro/NIS    -0.9%  -12.3%


Facts & Figures 

The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange features in June 2015:

  • 469 companies listing equities.
  • 629 Exchange Traded Notes.
  •   31 Series of government bonds.
  •   72 Series of Institutional bonds.
  • 590 series of corporate bonds.
  • 1,352 mutual funds.
  • Market Cap. (US$ billions)
    • Equities - 226
    • Government bonds - 130
    • 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)