Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.65%

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© Reuters.  Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.65%© Reuters. Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.65%

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

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 0.65% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TASE:BEZQ), which rose 7.23% or 14.7 points to trade at 217.9 at the close. Meanwhile, OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK) added 5.72% or 41 points to end at 754 and Perrigo (TASE:PRGO) was up 4.50% or 850 points to 19740 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:TEVA), which fell 2.33% or 69 points to trade at 2893 at the close. Delek Group (TASE:DLEKG) declined 1.95% or 900 points to end at 45250 and Isramco Negev 2 LP (TASE:ISRAp) was down 1.40% or 0.9 points to 63.5.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 227 to 159 and 27 ended unchanged.

Shares in Delek Group (TASE:DLEKG) fell to 5-year lows; down 1.95% or 900 to 45250.

Crude oil for October delivery was down 1.63% or 0.91 to $54.84 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 1.41% or 0.86 to hit $59.95 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.32% or 4.75 to trade at $1507.95 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.07% to 3.5362, while EUR/ILS rose 0.47% to 3.9141.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.33% at 98.300.



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