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      Archive: 9/8/2011
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        9/8/2011, Elul 9, 5771

      Tel Aviv Stocks Off Slightly in Mixed Trading


      Most of the indices on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange recorded modest losses in mixed trading on Thursday. The TA composite index declined eight tenths of a percent to 942.17. With insurance stocks suffering a 2.97 percent decline to 9895.33, the financial institutions closed at 919.69, down 1.94 percent. The companies with the leading dividends declined 1.68 percent to 970.41.

      The Maof 25 most-widely-invested issues fell nine tenths of a percent to 1,062.78 as the TA 1000 finished the trading week at 954.16, down .73 percent on the day. Losses of six tenths of a percent meant a 961.96 close for the oil and gas index and a finishing figure of 812.46 for the media communications index. While the biomed issues slumped .41 percent to 665.47, the other technology stocks rose six tenths of a percent to 248.91.