Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.95%
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 rose 0.95% to hit a new 6-months high.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Melisron (TASE:MLSR), which rose 4.60% or 740 points to trade at 16840 at the close. Meanwhile, Matrix (TASE:MTRX) added 3.69% or 258 points to end at 7258 and Azrieli Group Ltd (TASE:AZRG) was up 3.64% or 710 points to 20200 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK), which fell 3.29% or 50 points to trade at 1472 at the close. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (TASE:IFF) declined 3.05% or 1130 points to end at 35910 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:TEVA) was down 2.19% or 76 points to 3393.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 279 to 129 and 18 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was down 0.49% or 0.23 to $46.55 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 0.54% or 0.27 to hit $49.98 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.34% or 6.30 to trade at $1843.70 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.17% to 3.2569, while EUR/ILS fell 0.02% to 3.9451.
The US Dollar Index Futures was unchanged 0.00% at 90.924.Leave a comment