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Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Weekly Review 10-14 February 2013

 

Trading on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) during the second week of February ended in mixed trend for leading TASE's indices; First ETNs on the Tel Bond indices launched last year were debuted

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TEL AVIV, Israel, February 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

TA-25

The TA-25 index increased 0.8% over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to 3.0%.

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TA-100

The TA-100 index increased 0.6% over the week, bringing year-to-date increase to 3.6%.

Government Bonds

The Government of Israel floated US $0.4 billion bonds on the local market this past week bringing the year-to-date total of government bond issues to US $2.4 billion.

Corporate Bonds

Two companies raised US $65 million in public bond offerings. Since the beginning of the year the business sector raised US $2 billion by bonds.

ETN Offerings

Two ETNs were issued for the first time on each of the two Tel Bond indices launched in February 2012:

  • The Tel-Bond CPI-linked index, which includes all big non-government bonds linked to Israel's CPI index.

The Tel-Bond CPI-linked SmallCap index, which includes all big CPI-linked non-government bonds that are not constituents of the Tel-Bond 60 index

Sector Indices

                     WEEK  YTD 2013
    TA Bluetech-50   -2.5%   0.1%
    TA Banks         -0.3%   3.3%
    TA Real
    Estate-15        -0.1%   5.1%


Foreign Exchange

                      YTD

               WEEK   2013
    Dollar/NIS -0.4% -1.4%
    Euro/NIS   -1.0% -1.1%



Facts & Figures

The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange features in January 2013:

  • 533 companies listing equities.
  • 440 index-tracking products.
  • 34 series of government bonds.
  • 642 series of corporate bonds.
  • 1,290 mutual funds.
  • Market Cap. (US$ billions)
    • Equities - 163
    • Government bonds - 122
    • Corporate bonds - 99

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(3)5677-405/6

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

SOURCE Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Ltd



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