Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Biomed, Technology and Real Estate sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 0.95%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were OPKO Health Inc (TA:OPK), which rose 3.95% or 54 points to trade at 1421 at the close. Meanwhile, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA:TEVA) added 2.93% or 201 points to end at 7062 and Delek Group (TA:DLEKG) was up 2.58% or 1520 points to 60500 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Mizrahi Tefahot (TA:MZTF), which fell 0.81% or 53 points to trade at 6474 at the close. Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TA:TSEM) declined 0.79% or 43 points to end at 5377 and Nice Ltd (TA:NICE) was down 0.70% or 270 points to 38380.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 284 to 104 and 23 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.94% or 0.49 to $51.62 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.45% or 0.27 to hit $60.37 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.37% or 4.75 to trade at $1293.15 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.26% to 3.6879, while EUR/ILS rose 0.13% to 4.2028.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 95.705.