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Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.46%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Biomed, Technology and Real Estate

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Biomed, Technology and Real Estate sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.46%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were OPKO Health Inc (TA:OPK), which rose 8.39% or 77 points to trade at 996 at the close. Meanwhile, Gazit Globe Ltd (TA:GZT) added 4.73% or 134 points to end at 2965 and Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TA:BEZQ) was up 2.11% or 6.7 points to 324.5 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Liveperson (TA:LPSN), which fell 1.07% or 110 points to trade at 10180 at the close. Israel Corp (TA:ILCO) declined 0.98% or 1000 points to end at 100900 and Airport City Ltd (TA:ARPT) was down 0.92% or 48 points to 5149.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 263 to 111 and 37 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for April delivery was down 2.53% or 1.45 to $55.77 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 2.14% or 1.42 to hit $64.89 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 1.65% or 21.65 to trade at $1294.45 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.07% to 3.6322, while EUR/ILS rose 0.09% to 4.1322.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.35% at 96.382.