Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the gained 0.13%.
The best performers of the session on the were Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:), which rose 3.65% or 77.00 points to trade at 2185.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Melisron (TASE:) added 2.00% or 440 points to end at 22490 and Airport City Ltd (TASE:) was up 1.82% or 118 points to 6600 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Fattal 1998 Holdings Ltd (TASE:), which fell 1.88% or 1060 points to trade at 55190 at the close. Ormat Technologies (TASE:) declined 1.54% or 400 points to end at 25640 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) was down 1.43% or 49 points to 3372.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 285 to 108 and 33 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.78% or 0.48 to $61.20 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.96% or 0.64 to hit $66.03 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.09% or 1.35 to trade at $1519.95 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.14% to 3.4571, while EUR/ILS rose 0.17% to 3.8768.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.27% at 96.150.
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