Market Report Trader’s Error Briefly Sinks Israel Corp. Shares

Errors aside, trading was light and biotech had a good day, with Mazor Robotics soaring 8.5% and Compugen up 7.8%.

Oops was the word yesterday when a trader’s error apparently caused the benchmark TA-24 index to briefly drop 2.4% in the early afternoon. The market quickly steadied itself, however, to end down moderately in light trading.