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TASE indices climbing midday Monday

Big banks and Bezeq are rising, Supersol is gaining 1% on recent bond issue

TASE indices have been posting climbs since morning.

The Maof-25 is climbing 0.08%, the TA-100 is heading north 0.24%, and the Tel-Tech is gaining 0.4% on relatively low NIS 59 million turnover.

Teva Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:TEVA) is rising 0.7% on the highest turnover on the floor of NIS 6.4 million.

Supersol is gaining 1% after last night raising NIS 400 million in a bond issue.

The B series convertible bond of Alony Hetz Properties and Investments is losing 0.8% on NIS 3.9 million turnover. Yesterday the bond also traded at high NIS 5.3 million turnover as today is its ex-date for interest payments.

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The two big banks are also posting climbs. Bank Hapolim is rising 0.4%, and Bank Leumi is gaining 0.1%.Isramco is climbing 3.9% on NIS 1 million turnover, a late response to its announcement last week that both the company and its partners received 30-year custody of the drilling site Med Ashdod from the Ministry of Infrastructures.

IDB group shares are also in the black. IDB Holdings is up 0.4%, IDB Development is gaining 0.8%, Clal Industries is unchanged, and Discount Investment Corporation is also rising 0.5%..

Communication sector stocks are mixed. While Bezeq is gaining 0.2% on NIS 2.3 million turnover, Partner Communications (Nasdaq:PTNR) is losing 1.1%.

Makhteshim Agan is gaining 0.8%, while its parent company Koor Industries (Nasdaq:KOR) remains unchanged.

Dual-listed shares are mostly on the rise. Elbit Systems (Nasdaq:ESLT) is up 0.6%, and Elbit Medical Imaging (Nasdaq:EMITF) is climbing 2.9%. Elron Electronic Industries (Nasdaq:ELRN) is up 0.85, however Nice Systems (Nasdaq:NICE) is shedding 0.9%.