Israel shares lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.38%
Investing.com – Israel equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Biomed , Technology and Communication sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 fell 0.38%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the TA 35 were Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE: TSEM ), which rose 1.29% or 72 points to trade at 5672 at the close. Shufersal (TASE: SAE ) added 1.06% or 26 points to end at 2474 and Amot Investments Ltd (TASE: AMOT ) was up 1.03% or 23 points to 2264 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Liveperson (TASE: LPSN ), which lost 3.70% or 381 points to trade at 9919 in late trade. Israel Corp (TASE: ILCO ) declined 2.58% or 2090 points to end at 78850 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE: TEVA ) shed 1.49% or 50 points to 3301.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 221 to 139 and 54 ended unchanged on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for July delivery was up 0.19% or 0.10 to $53.36 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.03% or 0.02 to hit $62.31 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.12% or 1.65 to trade at $1330.95 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.05% to 3.5803, while EUR/ILS rose 0.16% to 4.0546.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 96.692.
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