Israel shares higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.45%
Investing.com – Israel equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Banking , Biomed and Financials sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 0.45% to hit a new 3-year high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the TA 35 were Perrigo (TA: PRGO ), which rose 4.24% or 1150 points to trade at 28250 at the close. Mizrahi Tefahot (TA: MZTF ) added 2.99% or 189 points to end at 6509 and Paz Oil (TA: PZOL ) was up 2.27% or 1240 points to 55840 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Cellcom Israel Ltd (TA: CEL ), which lost 2.17% or 47 points to trade at 2120 in late trade. Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TA: TSEM ) declined 1.81% or 145 points to end at 7865 and Big Shopping Centers Ltd (TA: BIG ) shed 1.30% or 330 points to 25000.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 213 to 187 and 22 ended unchanged on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was up 0.39% or 0.27 to $69.78 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.41% or 0.32 to hit $77.78 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.42% or 5.10 to trade at $1206.40 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.11% to 3.6132, while EUR/ILS fell 0.32% to 4.2116.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.30% at 94.74.
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