Israel shares higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.53%
Investing.com – Israel equities were higher at the close on Sunday, as gains in the Insurance , Financials and Banking sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.53% to hit a new 1-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the TA 35 were OPKO Health Inc (TA: OPK ), which rose 3.99% or 95 points to trade at 2475 at the close. Airport City Ltd (TA: ARPT ) added 3.08% or 135 points to end at 4525 and Harel (TA: HARL ) was up 2.66% or 62 points to 2397 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA: TEVA ), which lost 4.72% or 263 points to trade at 5308 in late trade. Sodastream International Ltd (TA: SODA ) declined 1.93% or 430.0 points to end at 21810.0 and Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TA: TSEM ) shed 1.45% or 160 points to 10890.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 235 to 152 and 12 ended unchanged on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 1.60% or 0.81 to $51.41 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 1.65% or 0.93 to hit $57.18 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.69% or 8.90 to trade at $1305.40 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.16% to 3.4998, while EUR/ILS rose 0.14% to 4.1398.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 92.92.
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