Protalix Rises Most in Week, Narrows Gap With U.S. Stock

Protalix BioTherapeutics Inc., a Carmiel-based biotechnology company, jumped the most in more than a week, narrowing the gap with its U.S.-traded shares.

The shares gained 6.5 percent, the most since Nov. 28, to 20.13 shekels, or the equivalent of $5.37, at 11:23 a.m. in Tel Aviv. Protalix closed at $5.39 yesterday in New York.

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