Market Report TASE Shrugs Off Swelling Deficit

The TA-25 index of blue chips rose 0.4% to a closing of 1,230.66 while the broader TA-100 finished likewise rose 0.4% to 1,087.22

The distressing of news of the government's deepening budget deficit failed to deter The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange from finishing the session higher on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to what they hope will be a brighter fiscal future after the election.