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  3/21/2014, Adar Bet 19, 5774

Shekel, Yen, Euro Up - US Dollar, Pound Down


The official value of the shekel rose an average of .057 percent Friday, in mixed trading against the featured currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange list. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 3.479, down .144 percent from Thursday's rate, while the Euro slipped .044 percent to 4.7961 shekels.

The pound sterling was set at 5.7377 shekels, down .247 percent, while 100 Japanese yen rose .221 percent to NIS 3.4073. The Australian dollar rose .692 percent to NIS 3.1595 while its Canadian counterpart was fixed at 3.0973 shekels, up .175 percent, and the South African rand advanced .44 percent to NIS .3193.