Market Report U.S. Jobless Figures Boost TASE

The TA-25 index of blue chips advances 0.5% to a closing of 1,234.58 points, while the broader TA-100 finishes up 0.6% to 1,091.73.

Shares got off to a strong start for the week on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange on the back of U.S. unemployment figures released on Friday, which showed the jobless rate at its lowest level since 2008 and lifted prices on Wall Street.