Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Biomed, Banking and Financials sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 fell 0.77%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Liveperson (TA:LPSN), which rose 3.00% or 212 points to trade at 7271 at the close. Meanwhile, Delek Drilling LP (TA:DEDRp) added 2.69% or 29 points to end at 1108 and Israel Corp (TA:ILCO) was up 2.54% or 2700 points to 109200 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TA:OPK), which fell 4.46% or 63 points to trade at 1350 at the close. Harel (TA:HARL) declined 2.16% or 61 points to end at 2761 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA:TEVA) was down 1.73% or 137 points to 7800.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 196 to 171 and 40 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 1.67% or 0.89 to $54.14 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 1.48% or 0.92 to hit $63.00 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.29% or 3.60 to trade at $1243.00 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.25% to 3.7261, while EUR/ILS fell 0.28% to 4.2261.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.10% at 96.995.