TEL AVIV, Israel
April 11, 2013
The TA-25 index did not change over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to
The TA-100 index increased
over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to
The TA-Com index of communications companies stood out and increased,
over the week and bringing returns since the beginning of 2013 to
This week the Ministry of Finance (MoF) floated US
government bonds in an offering on the local market. From the beginning of 2013 the MoF raised US
in public bond offerings.
Two companies raised US
in public bond offerings this week.
Since the beginning of the year the business sector raised US
through bond offerings. Real estate companies stood out, raising 40% of the total.
The Bank of
released figures this week indicating that in February foreign investors purchased shares and government bonds on TASE for a net US
respectively, bringing the total of net investment for the first two months of 2013 to US
This follows 2012, in which foreign investors increased net holdings in shares equaling US
and liquidated net holdings of US
in government bonds.
Preliminary figures indicate that in
foreign investors liquidated net holdings of US
in government bonds and US
WEEK YTD 2013
TA Bluetech-50 1.4% -2.4%
TA Banks 1.0% 1.5%
Estate-15 0.0% 8.4%
WEEK YTD 2013
Dollar/NIS -0.1% -2.9%
Euro/NIS 1.5% -3.4%
Facts & Figures