Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.95%

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.95%

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.95% Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.95%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Banking, Financials and Insurance sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 rose 0.95% to hit a new 6-months high.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Melisron (TASE:MLSR), which rose 4.60% or 740 points to trade at 16840 at the close. Meanwhile, Matrix (TASE:MTRX) added 3.69% or 258 points to end at 7258 and Azrieli Group Ltd (TASE:AZRG) was up 3.64% or 710 points to 20200 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK), which fell 3.29% or 50 points to trade at 1472 at the close. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (TASE:IFF) declined 3.05% or 1130 points to end at 35910 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:TEVA) was down 2.19% or 76 points to 3393.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 279 to 129 and 18 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for January delivery was down 0.49% or 0.23 to $46.55 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 0.54% or 0.27 to hit $49.98 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.34% or 6.30 to trade at $1843.70 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.17% to 3.2569, while EUR/ILS fell 0.02% to 3.9451.

The US Dollar Index Futures was unchanged 0.00% at 90.924.

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