The official value of the shekel rose an average of .054 percent, Friday, in mixed trading against the other currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange list. The United States dollar was fixed at NIS 3.475, down .029 percent from Thursday's rate, while the Euro declined .106 percent to 4.7283 shekels.
The pound sterling was set at 5.8158 shekels, up .11 percent, while 100 Japanese yen lost .114 percent to NIS 3.4188. The Canadian dollar was fixed at NIS 3.2083, up a quarter of a percent, while its Australian counterpart rose .198 percent to 3.2369 shekels. The Swedish krona was set at .521 shekels, down .648 percent, and the South African rand slipped .12 percent to NIS .3327.