Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.73%

Financial Eye – 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 rose 0.73%.

The best performers of the session on the were Leumi (TASE:), which rose 2.81% or 91.00 points to trade at 3,333.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Kenon Holdings Ltd (TASE:) added 2.70% or 500.00 points to end at 18,990.00 and Israel Discount Bank Ltd (TASE:) was up 2.58% or 48.00 points to 1,907.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Liveperson (TASE:), which fell 6.85% or 390.00 points to trade at 5,305.00 at the close. Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:) declined 3.83% or 88.00 points to end at 2,210.00 and Nova (TASE:) was down 0.95% or 320.00 points to 33,350.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 263 to 224 and 31 ended unchanged.

Shares in Liveperson (TASE:) fell to 3-years lows; losing 6.85% or 390.00 to 5,305.00.

Crude oil for July delivery was up 0.18% or 0.20 to $110.48 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.48% or 0.53 to hit $110.52 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.42% or 7.72 to trade at $1,849.82 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.49% to 3.34, while EUR/ILS rose 0.55% to 3.56.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.90% at 102.25.