Israeli Stocks: Avner Oil, Israel Chemicals, Rami Levi, Mazor

Israel’s TA-25 Index (TA-25) advanced to the highest in more than two weeks, rising 1.7 percent to 1,102.69 at 1:19 p.m. in Tel Aviv, the highest intraday level since Nov. 17.

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

Avner Oil Exploration-LP (AVNRL) climbed to its highest since Nov. 17, gaining 3.4 percent to 2.316 shekels. Delek Drilling - LP (DEDRL) increased 2.7 percent to 13.32 shekels. Ratio Oil Exploration 1992 LP (RATIL) increased 1.4 percent, the most since Dec. 1, to 0.359 shekels. The oil exploring partners said offshore drilling work at the Dolphin 1 drill site has been completed.

Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL) was poised to close at the highest in two weeks, gaining 0.8 percent to 40.24 shekels. The maker of fertilizer and chemicals said it bought an additional stake in bromide company Tetrabrom Technologies Ltd.

Mazor Robotics Ltd. (MZOR) rose the most since Oct. 17, surging 8.4 percent to 4.21 shekels. The developer of surgical robots said it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the three dimensional use of its Renaissance system.

Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NVMI) advanced 3 percent to 24.84 shekels, the highest since Nov. 20. The maker of monitoring and measurement systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry said a leading foundry in Asia has chosen its metrology tools for its development process.

Rami Levi Chain Stores Hashikma Marketing 2006 Ltd. (RMLI) increased to the highest intraday level since May 8, gaining 3.5 percent to 133.40 shekels. The supermarket operator started a cellular service.

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