Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.66%

Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.66%

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Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Biomed, Technology and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 fell 0.66%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Nice Ltd (TASE:NICE), which rose 1.95% or 1750 points to trade at 91400 at the close. Meanwhile, Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:AMOT) added 1.68% or 29 points to end at 1752 and Ormat Technologies (TASE:ORA) was up 1.59% or 450 points to 28830 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK), which fell 4.34% or 58 points to trade at 1279 at the close. Liveperson (TASE:LPSN) declined 3.19% or 660 points to end at 20040 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:TEVA) was down 3.10% or 99 points to 3095.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 230 to 186 and 29 ended unchanged.

Shares in Nice Ltd (TASE:NICE) rose to all time highs; up 1.95% or 1750 to 91400.

Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.76% or 0.36 to $47.98 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.55% or 0.28 to hit $51.18 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.37% or 7.05 to trade at $1887.45 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.02% to 3.2186, while EUR/ILS rose 0.24% to 3.9419.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.39% at 89.922.

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