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Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.17%



© REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.17% – 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 rose 0.17%.

The best performers of the session on the were Nova (TASE:), which rose 5.62% or 2,910.00 points to trade at 54,680.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Camtek Ltd (TASE:) added 3.08% or 880.00 points to end at 29,470.00 and Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TASE:) was up 2.95% or 110.00 points to 3,840.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Electra Ltd (TASE:), which fell 2.13% or 3,090.00 points to trade at 141,780.00 at the close. Melisron (TASE:) declined 1.85% or 510.00 points to end at 27,070.00 and Ashtrom Group Ltd (TASE:) was down 1.62% or 89.00 points to 5,418.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 290 to 165 and 81 ended unchanged.

Shares in Nova (TASE:) rose to all time highs; up 5.62% or 2,910.00 to 54,680.00. Shares in Camtek Ltd (TASE:) rose to all time highs; up 3.08% or 880.00 to 29,470.00.

Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.70% or 0.52 to $73.43 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.63% or 0.50 to hit $78.60 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.50% or 10.20 to trade at $2,031.80 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.30% to 3.74, while EUR/ILS unchanged 0.09% to 4.08.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.27% at 103.03.

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