Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Real Estate, Biomed and Technology sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 fell 0.30%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Leumi (TA:LUMI), which rose 1.55% or 37 points to trade at 2430 at the close. Meanwhile, Delek Drilling LP (TA:DEDRp) added 1.52% or 18 points to end at 1205 and Harel (TA:HARL) was up 1.46% or 38 points to 2644 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Perrigo (TA:PRGO), which fell 2.59% or 470 points to trade at 17660 at the close. Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TA:TSEM) declined 1.85% or 118 points to end at 6250 and Ormat Technologies (TA:ORA) was down 1.78% or 360 points to 19860.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 197 to 177 and 42 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for April delivery was down 1.03% or 0.58 to $55.98 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 0.26% or 0.17 to hit $65.69 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.18% or 2.25 to trade at $1286.95 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.01% to 3.6118, while EUR/ILS rose 0.01% to 4.0844.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 96.808.