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  Tishrei 19, 5772 , 17/10/11

Shekel Up, Dollar Down in Mixed Trading

The official value of the shekel rose an average of .392 percent in mixed trading, on Monday, against most of the other currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign exchange list. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 3.635, down .683 percent from Friday's rate while the Euro declined .247 percent to 5.0385 shekels.

The pound sterling was set at NIS 5.7386, down .604 percent, while 10 Japanese yen brought 4.6997 shekels, a decline of 1.088 percent. The Canadian dollar rose .275 percent to NIS 3.6085, while its Australian counterpart was set at 3.757 shekels, up .205 percent. The Swedish krona rose .145 percent to NIS .5523, while the Norwegian krone was set at .6528 shekels, up .276 percent. The Jordanian dinar fell .713 percent to NIS 5.1269, while ten Lebanese pounds brought .0241 shekels, down .823 percent.

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