Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.21% © Reuters Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.21%
Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Biomed, Technology and Banking sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 declined 0.21%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TASE:BEZQ), which rose 7.74% or 31.1 points to trade at 432.7 at the close. Meanwhile, Melisron (TASE:MLSR) added 3.15% or 880 points to end at 28800 and Israel Corp (TASE:ILCO) was up 2.70% or 3260 points to 123960 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:TEVA), which fell 3.60% or 107 points to trade at 2869 at the close. Nice Ltd (TASE:NICE) declined 1.88% or 1850 points to end at 96450 and Bank Hapoalim (TASE:POLI) was down 1.77% or 54 points to 2990.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 258 to 229 and 38 ended unchanged.
Shares in Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TASE:BEZQ) rose to 52-week highs; rising 7.74% or 31.1 to 432.7. Shares in Melisron (TASE:MLSR) rose to all time highs; rising 3.15% or 880 to 28800. Shares in Israel Corp (TASE:ILCO) rose to 5-year highs; up 2.70% or 3260 to 123960.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.03% or 0.02 to $79.77 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.32% or 0.26 to hit $82.31 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.51% or 9.60 to trade at $1857.00 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.26% to 3.0933, while EUR/ILS fell 0.46% to 3.5092.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.35% at 95.743.