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  Kislev 29, 5773 , 13/12/12

Shekel Slips; Euro Outpaces US Dollar

The official value of the shekel declined an average of .077 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 3.783, up .079 from Wednesday's rate, while the Euro rose .122 percent to 4.9365 shekels.

The pound sterling was set at NIS 6.0966, down .108 percent, while 100 Japanese yen fell .568 percent to 4.5351 shekels. The Australian dollar slipped .008 percent to NIS 3.9875, while its Canadian counterpart rose .305 percent to 3.846 shekels. The South African Rand was fixed at NIS .4375, up .413 percent, while the Swedish Krona plunged 1.085 percent to .5653 shekels.

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