The official value of the shekel rose an average of .339 percent, Thursday, in mixed trading against the other featured currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange list. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 3.913, down .128 percent from Wednesday's rate, while the Euro declined .542 percent to 4.8971 shekels.
The pound sterling was set at NIS 6.1059, down .434 percent, while 100 Japanese yen rose .12 percent to 4.9128 shekels. The Australian dollar was set at NIS 4.0364, up .301 percent, while its Canadian counterpart rose .132 percent to 3.8714 shekels. The South African rand was fixed at NIS .4832, up .395 percent.