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Israeli Stocks: Ampal-American Israel, Camtek and Isramco Negev

Israel’s TA-25 Index retreated 0.6 percent to 1,264.37 at the 4:30 p.m. close in Tel Aviv. Investors traded about 1.09 billion shekels ($300.5 million) in shares and convertible securities.

The following stocks rose or fell today. Symbols are in parentheses.

Ampal-American Israel (AMPL) Corp dropped to the lowest level since Feb. 27, declining 6.2 percent to 6.592 shekels. The owner of a 12.5 percent stake in Egypt’s East Mediterranean Gas Co. said it’s “not clear” when gas flows will resume from Egypt to Israel.

Camtek Ltd. (CAMT IT) rose the most since Jan. 12, advancing 8.6 percent to 15.36 shekels. The maker of optical- inspection systems received a $4 million repeat order from an unidentified Asian supplier.

Isramco Negev 2 LP (ISRAL IT) climbed to the highest in a week, gaining 3 percent to 0.412 shekel. The oil and gas explorer said an outside estimate of the Shimshon 332 site found the “best estimate” to be for reserves of 2.3 trillion cubic feet of gas.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ronit Goodman in Tel Aviv at rgoodman9@bloomberg.net

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