The official value of the shekel rose an average of .135 percent, Friday, 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 3.628, down .055 percent from Thursday's rate, while the Euro rose .052 percent to 4.7929 shekels.
The pound sterling was set at 5.6137 shekels, up .111 percent, while 100 Japanese yen slipped .078 percent to NIS 3.70. The Australian dollar was fixed at 3.3464 shekels, up .225 percent, while its Canadian counterpart declined .248 percent to NIS 3.4967. The South African rand gained .113 percent to .3541 shekels while the Norwegian krone stood at NIS .6072, down .606 percent.