Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Fact Sheet of April 2013

               Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Fact Sheet of April 2013

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TEL AVIV, Israel, May 6, 2013

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Fast Facts

Market capitalization (Excluding ETNs):

  oEquities: US$174 billion;
  oBonds: US$234 billion

Daily Turnover (Including off-the-floor transactions):

  oEquities (Including ETNs): US$297 million;
  oGovernment Bonds:US$903 million
  oCorporate Bonds(Including ETNs): US$296 million
  oTreasury Bills: US$178 million
  oTA-25 Index Options:200 thousands of contracts
  o525 equity companies
  o48 companies cross-listed abroad
  o448 index-tracking products (ETN's)
  o34 series of government bonds
  o645 series of corporate bonds
  o84 series of Institutional bonds
  o1,285 mutual funds

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For TASE Monthly Main Indicators

Israel Key Macroeconomic indicators

  oGDP per capita:
    2012 - US $ 30,400
  oGDP growth:
    2012- 3.2%
    2012 - 1.6%, Jan-Mar.2013 - 0%
  oBank of Israel interest rate:
    May 2013 -1.75%
  oSurplus in balance of payments
  oBudget deficit:
    2012: 4.2% of GDP


Israel Opportunity2013- 13 June 2013

TASE will hold its twelfth annual London "Israel Opportunity" investor

Keynote speaker will be Prof. StanleyFischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel.

Six Israeli public companies, all of which are constituents of the TA-25, will
present at the conference: Bank Hapoalim, Bank Leumi, Gazit-Globe, 

Teva Pharmaceutical, Israel Chemicals (ICL), Mellanox Technologies.

For more information:

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Established in September 1953, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) is an
efficient one-stop shop for the securities industry, hosting an increasingly
sophisticated range of products available to investors, including shares,
corporate bonds, treasury bills and bonds, index-tracking products and
derivatives. TASE is a fully-automated exchange with a central order book
trading system, providing clearing, settlement and depository services.

Mission Statement

TASE will promote Israel's capital market and its listed companies in Israel
and abroad, through the provision of the most highly advanced infrastructure
for securities trading and clearing, adhering to the highest standards of
excellence and guided by principles of market integrity; and will endeavor to
position itself and Israel as an international financial center for the
listing and trading of technology companies


The TASE is owned by its members, which comprise the Bank of Israel (Israel's
central bank), 16 banks and 13 investment houses. The banks are supervised by
the Bank of Israel and the investment houses by the TASE. The TASE permits
international banks and investment houses that have no permanent
representation in Israel to become 'remote members'.

For the TASE Members' list.

Dual Listing

Companies traded in the USA and on the London Stock Exchange (Main Market) can
dual-list their shares on the TASE. Dual-listing, which does not entail
significant costs, imposes no additional regulatory burden and offers
continuous trading from 09:45 to 23:00 (Israeli time), for companies listed in
the USA. There are currently 44 companies dually-listed on TASE, as well as 6
companies which are cross-listed on other foreign securities exchanges.

For more information about Dual Listing on TASE.


Israel is classified as a "developed market" by MSCI, FTSE and S&P and is
included in the following international indices: MSCI World, MSCI KOKUSAI,
MSCI Europe & Middle East, MSCI EAFE, MSCI EASE, the FTSE All World, FTSE
Med-100 indices, and S&P Developed BMI.
Trading on TASE is conducted through its members, which include Israeli and
international banks and investment houses.

For further information, you are welcome to visit our website
at: contact the TASE Marketingand Communications
Unit at+(972)3-5677405/6

SOURCE Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Ltd
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