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      Archive: 9/25/2011
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        9/25/2011, Elul 26, 5771

      Tel Aviv Stocks Open Week on a Healthy Note


      Most of the indices on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange posted moderate gains on Sunday. The TA composite index rose 1.63 percent to 934.07 on low volume, ahead of Monday's activity involving international investors. Leading the gainers were the oil and gas stocks, which closed at 862.63, up 2.55 percent, followed by the bank stocks, which climbed 2.15 percent to 994.88 as the financial institutions finished the first day of the trading week at 903.61, up 1.38 percent. The Maof 25 most-widely-invested issues rose 2.06 percent to 1,060.29, while the TA 100 closed at 949.54, up 1.73 percent.

      The media and communications index rose 1.65 percent to 783.50 and The real-estate index closed at 255.54, up 1.55 percent the Blue Tech technology index rose 1.2 percent to 247.34, including a rise of .86 percent by the biomed stocks to 646.71.