New CIA Director Has Hawkish History on Israel and Iran

Market Report TA-25 Up 3.2% So Far in 2013

The blue chip TA-25 index gained 1.2% to close at 1,224 points, while the broader TA-100 index rose 0.9% to end the day at 1,086 points.

Stocks rose strongly on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange on Thursday to close the stormy trading week both outside and inside the TASE building on Ahad Ha'am...