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 added 0.43% to hit a new 3-years high.
The best performers of the session on the were Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:), which rose 5.10% or 99.00 points to trade at 2040.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Liveperson (TASE:) added 3.31% or 430 points to end at 13430 and Strauss Group (TASE:) was up 2.92% or 310 points to 10930 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:), which fell 3.40% or 19 points to trade at 548 at the close. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) declined 2.62% or 99 points to end at 3673 and Isramco Negev 2 LP (TASE:) was down 1.76% or 1.1 points to 61.5.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 198 to 194 and 26 ended unchanged.
Shares in Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:) rose to all time highs; rising 5.10% or 99.00 to 2040.00.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.38% or 0.22 to $58.23 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.48% or 0.30 to hit $62.92 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.20% or 2.95 to trade at $1466.75 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.05% to 3.4640, while EUR/ILS fell 0.02% to 3.8161.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 98.225.
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