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Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.64%



© Omer Mesinger, TASE PR Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.64% – 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 gained 0.64%.

The best performers of the session on the were First International Bank of Israel Ltd (TASE:), which rose 4.49% or 620.00 points to trade at 14,420.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Israel Discount Bank Ltd (TASE:) added 4.00% or 68.00 points to end at 1,770.00 and Mizrahi Tefahot (TASE:) was up 3.60% or 470.00 points to 13,510.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were NICE Ltd (TASE:), which fell 3.66% or 2,980.00 points to trade at 78,480.00 at the close. Camtek Ltd (TASE:) declined 3.26% or 980.00 points to end at 29,070.00 and Nova (TASE:) was down 2.40% or 1,310.00 points to 53,350.00.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 290 to 158 and 89 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for March delivery was up 1.12% or 0.87 to $78.23 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 1.52% or 1.25 to hit $82.95 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.01% or 0.30 to trade at $2,037.10 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.24% to 3.69, while EUR/ILS fell 0.17% to 4.00.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 103.26.

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