Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TLV) .TA

DEFINITION of 'Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TLV) .TA'

The securities market in Israel. Securities exchange in Israel began in 1935 through the Exchange Bureau for Securities, before Israel was a state. Israel became a state in 1948, and its securities market became formalized in 1953 with the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE). Its major index since 1992 has been the TA-25, a capitalization-weighted index of the Exchange's largest 25 stocks.

BREAKING DOWN 'Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TLV) .TA'

A privately-held company, the Exchange trades in stocks, convertible securities, corporate and government bonds, short-term certificates and a variety of derivatives. The TASE has used a fully electronic trading system for all trades since 1999 and is open Sunday through Thursday to allow a slight overlap with U.S. market hours. Its regulatory body is the Israel Securities Authority.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Shadow Rating

    1. The name given to a bond rating performed on an issuing party ...
  2. Exchange

    A marketplace in which securities, commodities, derivatives and ...
  3. Graduated Security

    An equity security that has moved its listing from one stock ...
  4. ILS (Israeli New Shequel)

    The currency abbreviation or currency symbol for the Israeli ...
  5. Anti-Boycott Regulations

    A law that prevents customers from withholding their patronage ...
  6. Currency Exchange

    A business that allows customers to exchange one currency for ...
Related Articles
  1. Markets

    Why Israel Is Attracting Chinese Investors (BIDU)

    Chinese investment in Israel has taken off since 2011. What opportunities do Chinese investors see in the country, and what does the trend mean for Israel?
  2. Managing Wealth

    Fast-Growing Israeli Startups Pulling Investors In

    Due to its government's policies, and an innovative defense sector that offers high-level training, Israel has become fertile ground for tech startups.
  3. Investing

    Israel-U.S. Relations: Economic Aspects You Didn't Know

    The relationship between the United States and Israel is a lightning rod for controversy and is mired in politics and emotion.
  4. Markets

    Cisco Inks a "Smart Country" Deal With Israel

    In keeping with former CEO and current Executive Shairman John Chamber's longĀ -time objective to dominate the smart city industry, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has announced a strategic partnership ...
  5. Markets

    Israel Englander Cuts Stake in American Electric Power by 44% (AEP)

    Has American Electric Power shares, which has surged more than 22% in the past 12 months, topped out?
  6. Investing

    What's an Exchange?

    An exchange is an organized marketplace where securities and other financial instruments are traded.
  7. Markets

    Stock Exchanges: A Global Tour

    Check out the history and inner workings of the world's six most well-known stock exchanges.
  8. Personal Finance

    The 5 Countries With The Lowest Interest Rates

    Interest rates in many nations are at record low levels as of May 2015. We look at the five nations with the lowest rates.
  9. ETFs & Mutual Funds

    The 5 Largest Middle East & Africa ETFs (MENA)

    Learn about the five largest Middle Eastern and African equity ETFs. Explore the AUM, trading volume, expense ratio and dividend yield of each ETF.
  10. Investing

    Why You Should Understand The Stock Market

    Even if you don't invest a cent in stocks, you should still understand how the stock market works. Find out why.
RELATED FAQS
  1. Is Israel a developed country?

    Read about how Israel is a developed country with a highly advanced technology sector. Learn how Israel still has poverty ... Read Answer >>
  2. What are the historical beginnings of the securities industry?

    Learn the history of securities trading, beginning in 12th century France and leading to world financial market centers in ... Read Answer >>
  3. How does a company switch from one stock exchange to another?

    A publicly traded company can, in fact, switch to a stock exchange that it believes will be favorable to its financing efforts. ... Read Answer >>
  4. What are all of the securities markets in the U.S.A?

    There are three major U.S. financial securities markets which are: New York Stock Exchange (NYSE): NYSE is a stock exchange ... Read Answer >>
  5. What does it mean when my broker says that shares are for auction?

    An auction market is one in which stock buyers enter competitive bids and stock sellers enter competitive offers at the same ... Read Answer >>
  6. Why are traders on the floor of the exchange?

    Before the advent of electronic trading platforms, the floor of the stock exchange was the location for market transactions ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  2. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
  3. After-Hours Trading - AHT

    Trading after regular trading hours on the major exchanges. The increasing popularity of electronic communication networks ...
  4. Omnibus Account

    An account between two futures merchants (brokers). It involves the transaction of individual accounts which are combined ...
  5. Weighted Average Life - WAL

    The average number of years for which each dollar of unpaid principal on a loan or mortgage remains outstanding. Once calculated, ...
  6. Real Rate Of Return

    The annual percentage return realized on an investment, which is adjusted for changes in prices due to inflation or other ...
Trading Center