Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Real Estate, Insurance and Technology sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 0.36%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Fattal 1998 Holdings Ltd (TA:FATTAL), which rose 2.57% or 1010 points to trade at 40370 at the close. Meanwhile, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA:TEVA) added 2.56% or 170 points to end at 6805 and Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TA:ALHE) was up 1.70% or 64 points to 3819 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Isramco Negev 2 LP (TA:ISRAp), which fell 0.73% or 0.3 points to trade at 40.6 at the close. Poalim (TA:POLI) declined 0.61% or 15 points to end at 2462 and Nice Ltd (TA:NICE) was down 0.56% or 230 points to 40870.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 221 to 159 and 38 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 2.14% or 1.13 to $51.59 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 1.29% or 0.80 to hit $61.30 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.49% or 6.45 to trade at $1312.05 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.16% to 3.6453, while EUR/ILS fell 0.28% to 4.1102.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.46% at 96.857.