The official value of the shekel rose an average of .19 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 3.452, up .145 percent from Thursday's rate, while the Euro fell .681 percent to 4.7713 shekels.
The pound sterling was set at 5.8398, down .156 percent, while 100 Japanese yen rose .151 percent to NIS 3.3929. The Canadian dollar was fixed at NIS 3.1894, up .555 percent, while its Australian counterpart edged up .003 percent to 3.2345 shekels. The Swiss frank was set at 3.9152 shekels, down .748 percent, and the South African rand advanced .451 percent to NIS .3338.