Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the gained 1.25%.
The best performers of the session on the were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:), which rose 6.07% or 212 points to trade at 3703 at the close. Meanwhile, Perrigo (TASE:) added 5.67% or 1090 points to end at 20300 and OPKO Health Inc (TASE:) was up 3.62% or 18 points to 507 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Delek Drilling LP (TASE:), which fell 5.50% or 39 points to trade at 668 at the close. Delek Group (TASE:) declined 4.42% or 1900 points to end at 41100 and Paz Oil (TASE:) was down 3.54% or 1420 points to 38680.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 196 to 189 and 26 ended unchanged.
Shares in Delek Drilling LP (TASE:) fell to 5-year lows; down 5.50% or 39 to 668. Shares in Paz Oil (TASE:) fell to 5-year lows; down 3.54% or 1420 to 38680.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 2.15% or 1.11 to $50.45 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 3.09% or 1.75 to hit $54.87 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.42% or 6.65 to trade at $1581.25 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.14% to 3.4446, while EUR/ILS fell 0.42% to 3.8104.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.44% at 97.645.
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