Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.63%

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At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 declined 0.63% to hit a new 1-month low.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Gazit Globe Ltd (TASE:GZT), which rose 3.88% or 66 points to trade at 1768 at the close. Meanwhile, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:TEVA) added 3.16% or 137 points to end at 4466 and Fattal 1998 Holdings Ltd (TASE:FATTAL) was up 2.78% or 540 points to 19990 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:AMOT), which fell 3.85% or 65 points to trade at 1624 at the close. Israel Discount Bank Ltd (TASE:DSCT) declined 3.57% or 40 points to end at 1080 and Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TASE:ALHE) was down 3.24% or 120 points to 3588.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 196 to 184 and 35 ended unchanged.

Shares in Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:AMOT) fell to 3-years lows; down 3.85% or 65 to 1624.

Crude oil for August delivery was down 0.59% or 0.24 to $40.49 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 0.65% or 0.28 to hit $42.80 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.86% or 15.25 to trade at $1781.65 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.40% to 3.4244, while EUR/ILS rose 0.11% to 3.8752.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.44% at 96.562.

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