Israel shares lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.05%

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Israel shares lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.05%
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Investing.com – Israel equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Oil & Gas , Communication and Biomed sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 fell 0.05%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the TA 35 were Mizrahi Tefahot (TA: MZTF ), which rose 2.45% or 177 points to trade at 7407 at the close. Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TA: TSEM ) added 2.19% or 130 points to end at 6060 and OPKO Health Inc (TA: OPK ) was up 1.93% or 17 points to 909 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Delek Drilling LP (TA: DEDRp ), which lost 4.65% or 55 points to trade at 1128 in late trade. Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TA: BEZQ ) declined 2.60% or 7.8 points to end at 291.7 and Israel Corp (TA: ILCO ) shed 1.51% or 1340 points to 87200.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 231 to 158 and 27 ended unchanged on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for May delivery was down 0.45% or 0.27 to $59.11 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 0.18% or 0.12 to hit $67.42 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.35% or 4.55 to trade at $1306.05 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.06% to 3.6051, while EUR/ILS rose 0.17% to 4.0916.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 95.847.

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