Israel shares higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.69%

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Israel shares higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.69%
Credit: © Reuters. – Israel equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Insurance , Financials and Oil & Gas sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 rose 0.69%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the TA 35 were Harel (TA: HARL ), which rose 4.16% or 117 points to trade at 2931 at the close. Fattal 1998 Holdings Ltd (TA: FATTAL ) added 3.79% or 1630 points to end at 44640 and Delek Group (TA: DLEKG ) was up 3.41% or 2150 points to 65290 in late trade.

Biggest losers included OPKO Health Inc (TA: OPK ), which lost 2.89% or 37 points to trade at 1243 in late trade. ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TA: ICL ) declined 0.93% or 21 points to end at 2236 and Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TA: BEZQ ) shed 0.76% or 3.3 points to 429.7.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 209 to 182 and 25 ended unchanged on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was down 1.32% or 0.68 to $50.88 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 1.41% or 0.85 to hit $59.55 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.10% or 1.20 to trade at $1218.70 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.01% to 3.7339, while EUR/ILS fell 0.17% to 4.2094.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 97.433.

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