Market report / Stocks fall on Jabari killing
The killing appeared to end a 24-hour lull in cross-border violence that surged this week and sparked concerns among investors that the fighting would evolve into a full-fledged conflict, echoing the 2008-09 Operation Cast Lead offensive.
Early gains on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, led by banking and technology shares, were turned into losses by news late in the session on Wednesday that Israel had assassinated Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari.
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