Market Report TA-25, TA-100 Drop 0.75% as Investors Wait on the Sidelines

The blue chip TA-25 index and the TA-100 index both lost 0.75% to close.

Stocks fell yesterday on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Local investors spent much of the day on the sidelines waiting for the December − and all of 2012 − inflation numbers, which were published only after the TASE closed, and turnover was low. The December consumer price index rose 0.2%, surprising most analysts who forecast no change. In addition, the mixed trading on Wall Street on Monday helped pull the...