Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.43% By

Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.43% – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the declined 0.43%.

The best performers of the session on the were Maytronics (TASE:), which rose 11.73% or 645.00 points to trade at 6,146.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Ormat Technologies (TASE:) added 5.05% or 1,240.00 points to end at 25,800.00 and Nova (TASE:) was up 2.50% or 840.00 points to 34,490.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Israel Corp (TASE:), which fell 3.32% or 6,710.00 points to trade at 195,690.00 at the close. Shufersal (TASE:) declined 3.25% or 84.00 points to end at 2,500.00 and OPKO Health Inc (TASE:) was down 3.00% or 31.00 points to 1,001.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 266 to 235 and 27 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for July delivery was down 2.24% or 2.46 to $107.17 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 2.22% or 2.49 to hit $109.44 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.01% or 0.10 to trade at $1,819.00 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.88% to 3.38, while EUR/ILS rose 0.34% to 3.54.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.29% at 103.71.

Source: Investopedia