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      Archive: 9/21/2012
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        9/21/2012, Tishrei 5, 5773

      Euro, Pound Up, Yen Down, Dollars Mixed


      The official value of the shekel rose an average of .449, Friday, against most of the featured currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange list. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 3.887, down .842 percent, while the Euro declined .166 percent to 5.0649 shekels.

      The pound sterling was set at NIS 6.3329, down .199 percent, while 100 Japanese yen fell .864 percent to 4.969 shekels. The Australian dollar rose .226 percent to NIS 4.0839, while its Canadian counterpart was fixed at 3.989 shekels, down .345 percent, and the South African rand rose .363 percent to NIS .4706.