Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Insurance, Biomed and Technology sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 rose 1.06% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Liveperson (TA:LPSN), which rose 4.54% or 334 points to trade at 7690 at the close. Meanwhile, Perrigo (TA:PRGO) added 3.67% or 600 points to end at 16950 and Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TA:ALHE) was up 2.59% or 90 points to 3570 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Isramco Negev 2 LP (TA:ISRAp), which fell 0.77% or 0.3 points to trade at 38.7 at the close. Bazan Oil Refineries Ltd (TA:ORL) declined 0.70% or 1.3 points to end at 184.2 and Melisron (TA:MLSR) was down 0.69% or 110 points to 15720.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 267 to 111 and 37 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $54.04 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 2.35% or 1.44 to hit $62.62 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.86% or 11.15 to trade at $1281.15 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.05% to 3.6900, while EUR/ILS rose 0.08% to 4.1957.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.32% at 96.020.