Because of the Good Friday banking holiday in many countries and the Passover holiday on Monday, the Bank of Israel will not be announcing the official currency fixing until Tuesday, April 2nd.
On Thursday, the official value of the shekel declined an average of .165 percent in mixed trading against the other featured currencies. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 3.648, up .302 percent from Wednesday's rate, while the Euro declined .084 percent to 4.6612 shekels.
The pound sterling was set at NIS 5.5344, up .339 percent, while 100 Japanese yen climbed .934 percent to 3.8798 shekels. The Canadian dollar rose .378 percent to 3.5894 shekels while its Australian counterpart slipped .058 percent to NIS 3.8047. The South African rand rose .612 percent to .3944 shekels.