Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the declined 0.42%.
The best performers of the session on the were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:), which rose 8.17% or 41 points to trade at 547 at the close. Meanwhile, Liveperson (TASE:) added 3.32% or 430 points to end at 13380 and Paz Oil (TASE:) was up 2.77% or 1420 points to 52720 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:), which fell 4.49% or 167 points to trade at 3555 at the close. Poalim (TASE:) declined 1.93% or 55 points to end at 2790 and Azrieli Group Ltd (TASE:) was down 1.91% or 500 points to 25720.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 204 to 178 and 32 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 3.65% or 2.02 to $57.37 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 3.07% or 1.87 to hit $62.78 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.44% or 6.45 to trade at $1467.85 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.20% to 3.4695, while EUR/ILS rose 0.08% to 3.8392.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 97.847.
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