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      Archive: 6/26/2011
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        6/26/2011, Sivan 24, 5771

      Modest Losses for Tel Aviv Stocks


      Most indices on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange posted modest losses in mixed trading on Sunday. The TA composite index declined .65 percent to 1078.59, slightly less than the .69 percent loss by the TA 100, which closed at 1088.26. The Maof 25 most-widely-invested issues finished the day at 1,201.71, down .77 percent. With action only involving Israeli investors, trading was relatively light.

      Most of the technology stocks rose by an averae of .87 percent to 270.37, while the biomed sector fell .61 percent to 792.00. The oil and natural gas index closed at 1,205.39, up .71 percent, while media and communications stocks slipped .19 percent to 1,013.93.