Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.72% © Reuters. Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.72%
Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Real Estate, Banking and Financials sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 lost 0.72%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Nice Ltd (TASE:NICE), which rose 2.90% or 2550 points to trade at 90460 at the close. Meanwhile, OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK) added 2.77% or 35 points to end at 1298 and Liveperson (TASE:LPSN) was up 2.66% or 410 points to 15830 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Perrigo (TASE:PRGO), which fell 12.52% or 1840 points to trade at 12860 at the close. Azrieli Group Ltd (TASE:AZRG) declined 2.36% or 730 points to end at 30190 and Energix (TASE:ENRG) was down 2.00% or 28 points to 1375.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 338 to 149 and 29 ended unchanged.
Shares in Perrigo (TASE:PRGO) fell to 5-year lows; losing 12.52% or 1840 to 12860.
Crude oil for December delivery was down 1.53% or 1.29 to $82.86 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.87% or 0.74 to hit $84.04 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.58% or 29.00 to trade at $1859.80 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.26% to 3.1143, while EUR/ILS fell 0.31% to 3.5893.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.61% at 94.525.