News Briefs

  12/23/2011, Kislev 27, 5772

Shekel, Dollar Slightly Down

The official value of the shekel slipped an average of .066 percent, Friday, against most of the major currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign exchange list. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 3.783, down .026 percent from Thursday's rate, while the Euro rose .091 percent to 4.9455 shekels.

The pound sterling was set at NIS 5.9387, up .094 percent, while the Japanese yen rose .058 percent, 100 yen buying 4.8469 shekels.