Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the rose 0.05%.
The best performers of the session on the were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:), which rose 4.50% or 154 points to trade at 3573 at the close. Meanwhile, Liveperson (TASE:) added 2.94% or 420 points to end at 14690 and Delek Drilling LP (TASE:) was up 1.38% or 10 points to 766 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Delek Group (TASE:), which fell 3.60% or 1730 points to trade at 46320 at the close. Bazan Oil Refineries Ltd (TASE:) declined 3.00% or 4.9 points to end at 158.2 and Israel Corp (TASE:) was down 2.54% or 1510 points to 57890.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 219 to 168 and 36 ended unchanged.
Shares in Israel Corp (TASE:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 2.54% or 1510 to 57890.
Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.77% or 0.41 to $53.55 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.90% or 0.53 to hit $59.11 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.57% or 8.95 to trade at $1568.45 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.08% to 3.4542, while EUR/ILS fell 0.16% to 3.8028.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 97.895.
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