Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 1.39% By biedex.markets

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© Reuters.  Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 1.04%

© Reuters. Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 1.39%

biedex.markets – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the added 1.39%.

The best performers of the session on the were Shikun & Binui (TASE:), which rose 8.19% or 151 points to trade at 1995 at the close. Meanwhile, Liveperson (TASE:) added 6.29% or 1400 points to end at 23660 and Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TASE:) was up 4.23% or 13.3 points to 327.6 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:), which fell 9.45% or 169 points to trade at 1620 at the close. Perrigo (TASE:) declined 3.14% or 450 points to end at 13880 and Nice Ltd (TASE:) was down 2.81% or 2350 points to 81400.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 332 to 95 and 25 ended unchanged.

Shares in Liveperson (TASE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 6.29% or 1400 to 23660. Shares in Perrigo (TASE:) fell to 5-year lows; losing 3.14% or 450 to 13880.

Crude oil for April delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $59.26 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $62.14 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.47% or 8.35 to trade at $1783.35 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.02% to 3.2716, while EUR/ILS rose 0.29% to 3.9655.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 90.345.