Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the gained 0.33%.
The best performers of the session on the were Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:), which rose 3.43% or 264 points to trade at 7966 at the close. Meanwhile, Delek Drilling LP (TASE:) added 2.78% or 24 points to end at 890 and Liveperson (TASE:) was up 2.72% or 330 points to 12480 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Israel Corp (TASE:), which fell 3.03% or 2170 points to trade at 69500 at the close. ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TASE:) declined 1.94% or 32 points to end at 1620 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) was down 1.76% or 60 points to 3350.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 225 to 151 and 35 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for December delivery was down 0.12% or 0.07 to $57.05 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.11% or 0.07 to hit $62.44 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.64% or 9.35 to trade at $1472.65 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.17% to 3.4842, while EUR/ILS fell 0.07% to 3.8387.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.18% at 98.050.
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