Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 2.26%

Financial Eye – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the lost 2.26%.

The best performers of the session on the were Energix (TASE:), which rose 0.76% or 7.50 points to trade at 997.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) added 0.07% or 2.00 points to end at 2,801.00 and Ormat Technologies (TASE:) was down 0.16% or 40.00 points to 25,760.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Maytronics (TASE:), which fell 6.64% or 408.00 points to trade at 5,738.00 at the close. Israel Corp (TASE:) declined 5.25% or 10,280.00 points to end at 185,410.00 and Mivne Real Estate KD Ltd (TASE:) was down 4.53% or 51.00 points to 1,075.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 427 to 58 and 30 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for July delivery was up 1.16% or 1.24 to $108.28 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 1.37% or 1.49 to hit $110.60 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 1.42% or 25.80 to trade at $1,841.70 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.75% to 3.36, while EUR/ILS rose 0.44% to 3.56.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 1.01% at 102.82.