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      Archive: 10/19/2012

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        10/19/2012, Cheshvan 3, 5773

      Yen Up; Dollars Mixed; Euro, Pound Down

      The official value of the shekel declined an average of .21 percent, Friday, against most of the featured currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange list. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 3.823, up .368 percent, while the Euro slipped .018 percent to 4.9904 shekels.

      The pound sterling was set at NIS 6.1338, down .16 percent, while 100 Japanese yen rose .337 percent to 4.8179 shekels. The Australian dollar was fixed at NIS 3.9602, up .142 percent, while its Canadian counterpart fell .509 percent to 3.873 shekels.