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Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.61%



© Guy Asayag, TASE PR Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.61% – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the declined 0.61%.

The best performers of the session on the were Nova (TASE:), which rose 6.31% or 3,480.00 points to trade at 58,670.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Sapiens International Corporation NV (TASE:) added 2.66% or 270.00 points to end at 10,420.00 and Camtek Ltd (TASE:) was up 1.68% or 490.00 points to 29,740.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Shikun & Binui (TASE:), which fell 5.61% or 51.00 points to trade at 860.00 at the close. First International Bank of Israel Ltd (TASE:) declined 4.10% or 600.00 points to end at 14,020.00 and Ashtrom Group Ltd (TASE:) was down 3.32% or 170.00 points to 4,950.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 295 to 139 and 101 ended unchanged.

Shares in Nova (TASE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 6.31% or 3,480.00 to 58,670.00.

Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.50% or 0.38 to $76.60 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.42% or 0.34 to hit $81.97 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.45% or 9.20 to trade at $2,038.70 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.20% to 3.68, while EUR/ILS unchanged 0.12% to 3.97.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.08% at 103.96.

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