Israel shares lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 2.07%
Investing.com – Israel equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Biomed , Oil & Gas and Technology sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 declined 2.07% to hit a new 3-month low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the TA 35 were Ormat Technologies (TA: ORA ), which rose 1.87% or 360 points to trade at 19580 at the close. Leumi (TA: LUMI ) added 0.25% or 6 points to end at 2415 and Airport City Ltd (TA: ARPT ) was unchanged 0.00% or 0 points to 4774 in late trade.
Biggest losers included OPKO Health Inc (TA: OPK ), which lost 14.36% or 171 points to trade at 1020 in late trade. Perrigo (TA: PRGO ) declined 5.10% or 1080 points to end at 20100 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA: TEVA ) shed 4.94% or 320 points to 6160.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 335 to 52 and 25 ended unchanged on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was down 3.59% or 1.73 to $46.44 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 3.02% or 1.73 to hit $55.51 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.26% or 3.25 to trade at $1259.65 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.18% to 3.7682, while EUR/ILS rose 0.56% to 4.3027.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.35% at 96.148.
Add Chart to Comment
We encourage you to use comments to engage with users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to maintain the high level of discourse we’ve all come to value and expect, please keep the following criteria in mind:
- Enrich the conversation
- Stay focused and on track. Only post material that’s relevant to the topic being discussed.
- Be respectful. Even negative opinions can be framed positively and diplomatically.
- Use standard writing style. Include punctuation and upper and lower cases.
- NOTE: Spam and/or promotional messages and links within a comment will be removed
- Avoid profanity, slander or personal attacks directed at an author or another user.
- Don’t Monopolize the Conversation. We appreciate passion and conviction, but we also believe strongly in giving everyone a chance to air their thoughts. Therefore, in addition to civil interaction, we expect commenters to offer their opinions succinctly and thoughtfully, but not so repeatedly that others are annoyed or offended. If we receive complaints about individuals who take over a thread or forum, we reserve the right to ban them from the site, without recourse.
- Only English comments will be allowed.
Perpetrators of spam or abuse will be deleted from the site and prohibited from future registration at Investing.com’s discretion.
Drop an image here or Supported formats: *.jpg, *.png, *.gif up to 5mb
Drop an image here or