Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Biomed, Technology and Communication sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 lost 0.30% to hit a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Isramco Negev 2 LP (TA:ISRAp), which rose 2.41% or 1.0 points to trade at 42.5 at the close. Meanwhile, Melisron (TA:MLSR) added 1.25% or 200 points to end at 16250 and ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TA:ICL) was up 1.18% or 25 points to 2140 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Perrigo (TA:PRGO), which fell 5.23% or 1240 points to trade at 22450 at the close. Nice Ltd (TA:NICE) declined 1.96% or 840 points to end at 41940 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA:TEVA) was down 1.75% or 130 points to 7300.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 193 to 170 and 38 ended unchanged.
Shares in Perrigo (TA:PRGO) fell to 5-year lows; losing 5.23% or 1240 to 22450.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 1.26% or 0.65 to $52.14 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 2.08% or 1.25 to hit $61.31 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.84% or 10.45 to trade at $1254.05 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.12% to 3.7330, while EUR/ILS rose 0.06% to 4.2475.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 96.650.