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        2/13/2014, Adar 13, 5774

      Shekel, Pound, Up; Yen, Euro, Dollars Down

      The official value of the shekel rose an average of .158 percent, Thursday, in mixed trading against the other currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange list. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 3.513, down .284 percent from Wednesday's rate, while the Euro rose .088 percent to 4.8022 shekels.

      The pound sterling was set at 5.8461 shekels, up .283 percent, while 100 Japanese yen gained .157 percent to NIS 3.4459. The Canadian dollar was fixed at NIS 3.1941, down three tenths of a percent, while its Australian counterpart fell 1.149 percent to 3.1477 shekels and the South African rand was fixed at .3164 shekels, down 1.125 percent.