Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.53%

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.53%

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Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Real Estate, Communication and Insurance sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.53% to hit a new 6-months high.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Airport City Ltd (TASE:ARPT), which rose 4.62% or 225 points to trade at 5095 at the close. Meanwhile, Azrieli Group Ltd (TASE:AZRG) added 3.43% or 700 points to end at 21110 and Melisron (TASE:MLSR) was up 2.98% or 520 points to 17970 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:ENOG), which fell 3.00% or 102 points to trade at 3298 at the close. Shikun & Binui (TASE:SKBN) declined 2.56% or 48 points to end at 1825 and Maytronics (TASE:MTRN) was down 1.35% or 65 points to 4763.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 305 to 126 and 15 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.08% or 0.04 to $48.44 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.17% or 0.09 to hit $51.72 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.01% or 0.10 to trade at $1901.60 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.14% to 3.2151, while EUR/ILS fell 0.47% to 3.9028.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.28% at 89.898.

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