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      Archive: 8/31/2012

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        8/31/2012, Elul 13, 5772

      Shekel Up, Yen Outpaces Dollar, Euro, Pound

      The official value of the shekel rose an average of .458 percent, Friday, against the other featured currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange list. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 4.028, down .371 percent from Thursday, while the Euro declined .582 percent to 5.0402 shekels.

      The pound sterling was set at NIS 6.3578, down .686 percent, while 100 Japanese yen slipped 1.67 percent to 5.1332 shekels.