Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Insurance, Biomed and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.71% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Liveperson (TA:LPSN), which rose 2.53% or 238 points to trade at 9630 at the close. Meanwhile, OPKO Health Inc (TA:OPK) added 2.49% or 25 points to end at 1031 and Gazit Globe Ltd (TA:GZT) was up 2.13% or 61 points to 2927 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Nice Ltd (TA:NICE), which fell 1.95% or 830 points to trade at 41720 at the close. Ormat Technologies (TA:ORA) declined 0.24% or 50 points to end at 20750 and Isramco Negev 2 LP (TA:ISRAp) was 0.00% or 0.0 points to 41.0.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 236 to 141 and 39 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for April delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $55.98 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 2.69% or 1.74 to hit $66.31 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.83% or 10.85 to trade at $1324.75 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.06% to 3.6202, while EUR/ILS rose 0.08% to 4.0892.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 96.745.