Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.95% By

© REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.95% – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the added 0.95%.

The best performers of the session on the were Shufersal (TASE:), which rose 7.07% or 175.00 points to trade at 2,650.00 at the close. Meanwhile, OPKO Health Inc (TASE:) added 6.03% or 57.70 points to end at 1,015.00 and Liveperson (TASE:) was up 4.83% or 275.00 points to 5,973.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Shikun & Binui (TASE:), which fell 1.90% or 34.00 points to trade at 1,760.00 at the close. Azrieli Group Ltd (TASE:) declined 1.48% or 380.00 points to end at 25,360.00 and Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TASE:) was down 1.26% or 63.00 points to 4,920.00.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 368 to 129 and 26 ended unchanged.

Shares in Shikun & Binui (TASE:) fell to 52-week lows; down 1.90% or 34.00 to 1,760.00.

Crude oil for July delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $108.30 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 3.51% or 3.77 to hit $111.22 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.78% or 14.30 to trade at $1,810.30 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 1.09% to 3.40, while EUR/ILS fell 0.76% to 3.54.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.37% at 104.51.

Source: Investopedia