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Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.85%



© Omer Mesinger, TASE PR Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.85% – 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 0.85%.

The best performers of the session on the were Shikun & Binui (TASE:), which rose 3.86% or 29.80 points to trade at 802.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Nice Ltd (TASE:) added 3.77% or 2,840.00 points to end at 78,100.00 and Mivne Real Estate KD Ltd (TASE:) was up 3.43% or 32.10 points to 969.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Delek Group (TASE:), which fell 1.56% or 550.00 points to trade at 34,800.00 at the close. Israel Discount Bank Ltd (TASE:) declined 1.51% or 27.00 points to end at 1,756.00 and Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:) was down 1.42% or 210.00 points to 14,530.00.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 321 to 143 and 34 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for April delivery was up 2.16% or 1.69 to $79.85 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May rose 1.47% or 1.25 to hit $86.00 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 1.21% or 22.30 to trade at $1,862.80 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was unchanged 0.04% to 3.66, while EUR/ILS rose 0.33% to 3.90.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.49% at 104.49.

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