Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.49% © Reuters Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.49% – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the gained 0.49%.

The best performers of the session on the were Newmed Energy LP (TASE:), which rose 7.11% or 51.50 points to trade at 776.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Harel (TASE:) added 6.01% or 190.00 points to end at 3,354.00 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) was up 3.99% or 147.00 points to 3,827.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Big Shopping Centers Ltd (TASE:), which fell 2.25% or 830.00 points to trade at 36,090.00 at the close. Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:) declined 2.13% or 57.00 points to end at 2,625.00 and Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TASE:) was down 2.08% or 80.00 points to 3,760.00.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 287 to 202 and 25 ended unchanged.

Shares in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 3.99% or 147.00 to 3,827.00.

Crude oil for February delivery was up 1.79% or 1.32 to $75.09 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.65% or 1.30 to hit $79.87 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.26% or 4.90 to trade at $1,874.60 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.96% to 3.47, while EUR/ILS unchanged 0.06% to 3.73.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.77% at 102.84.


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