Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

TA-25

The TA-25 index decreased 1.7% over the week, bringing year-to-date decrease to 2.2%, after increasing 12% in 2013.

TA-100

The TA-100 index decreased 1.7% over the week, bringing year-to-date decrease to 0.7%, after increasing 15% in 2013.

Share Offerings

This week there were two rights offerings of US $6 million by biomed companies.

During January 2014 the business sector raised US $0.7 billion through shares in Israel, after raising a total of US $1.7 billion for the whole of 2013.  

Corporate Bonds

This week there were two bond offerings, with most of the amount – US $0.5 billion – raised by Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank.

During January 2014 the business sector raised US $0.8 billion through bonds, after raising a total of US $10.1 billion for the whole of 2013.

Interest Rate

The Bank of Israel kept the interest rate for February unchanged at 1% for the fifth consecutive month.

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 $1.3 billion, after raising a total of US $18.2 billion for the whole of 2013.

Sector Indices

                     WEEK  2014

    TA Bluetech-50   -3.7% 1.9%

    TA Banks         -0.6% -5.6%

    TA Real

    Estate-15        -1.9% -3.0%
Foreign Exchange

               WEEK   2014

    Dollar/NIS 0.3%   0.6%

    Euro/NIS   -0.3% -0.7%

 

Henry Swieca said “Worldwide the economy continues to improve.”

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)

o    Equities – 203

o    Government bonds – 139

o    Corporate bonds – 90

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