Israel shares higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.05%

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Israel shares higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.05%

Investing.com – Israel equities were higher at the close on Sunday, as gains in the Oil & Gas , Biomed and Insurance sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.05% to hit a new 1-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the TA 35 were Liveperson (TA: LPSN ), which rose 2.85% or 243 points to trade at 8765 at the close. Delek Drilling LP (TA: DEDRp ) added 2.78% or 31 points to end at 1147 and Bazan Oil Refineries Ltd (TA: ORL ) was up 1.53% or 2.7 points to 179.5 in late trade.

Biggest losers included OPKO Health Inc (TA: OPK ), which lost 3.60% or 49 points to trade at 1313 in late trade. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA: TEVA ) declined 1.91% or 139 points to end at 7143 and Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TA: TSEM ) shed 1.62% or 88 points to 5335.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 224 to 163 and 38 ended unchanged on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for March delivery was up 2.88% or 1.55 to $55.34 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 3.29% or 2.00 to hit $62.84 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.23% or 3.10 to trade at $1322.10 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.04% to 3.6375, while EUR/ILS rose 0.06% to 4.1673.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 95.333.

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