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Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Weekly Review: 10-14 August 2014

Trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) during the second week of August was marked by a mix trend for all leading share indices; Continued offerings in share and bond markets

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

TA-25 

The TA-25 index increased 0.2% over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to 4.5%.

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TA-100 

The TA-100 index increased 0.2% over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to 2.6%.

TA-Banks 

The TA-Banks increased 1.7% over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to 0.1%.

TA-Biomed 

The TA-Biomed index decreased 2.3% over the week, bringing year-to-date decrease to 22.0%.

Share Offerings 

This week there were two right issues which raised US $9 million.

Since the beginning of 2014 the business sector raised US $1.6 billion through share offerings on the TASE, after raising US $1.7 billion for the whole of 2013.

Corporate Bonds 

The industrial company Avgol made a bond offering this week amounting to US $143 million.

Since the beginning of the year the business sector raised US $9.6 billion through bond offerings, of which US $3.7 billion on the "TACT Institutional" system, after raising US $10.1 billion for the whole of 2013.

Government Bonds 

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) made a public bond offering listed on the TASE amounting to US $0.4 billion.

Since the beginning of the year the MoF raised US $10.5 billion in bond offerings on the TASE, after raising US $18.2 billion for the whole of 2013.

ETN Offerings 

Two new ETNs were issued this week on financial share indices in the U.S., and one compound ETN combining bond and share indices.

Currently there are 594 ETNs traded on the TASE.

Sector Indices



                      Week
                             2014
    TA Bluetech-50   -0.6% -10.6%
    TA Banks          1.7%   0.1%
    TA Real
    Estate-15        -0.6%  -1.4%

Foreign Exchange


                WEEK   2014
    Dollar/NIS -0.2%   0.0%
    Euro/NIS   -0.2%  -2.9%

Facts & Figures 

The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange features in July 2014:

  • 475 companies listing equities.
  • 591 Exchange Traded Notes.
  • 34 series of government bonds.
  • 74 Series of Institutional bonds.
  • 595 series of corporate bonds.
  • 1,287 mutual funds.
  • Market Cap. (US$ billions)
    • Equities - 218
    • Government bonds - 147
    • Corporate bonds - 92

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)76-8160405/6

Visit the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's Website: http://www.tase.co.il

SOURCE Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)

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