© Reuters. Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.80%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the rose 0.80% to hit a new 3-months high.

The best performers of the session on the were Paz Oil (TA:), which rose 3.38% or 1750 points to trade at 53540 at the close. Meanwhile, Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TA:) added 3.05% or 64 points to end at 2160 and Airport City Ltd (TA:) was up 2.98% or 173 points to 5985 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA:), which fell 2.26% or 119 points to trade at 5144 at the close. Perrigo (TA:) declined 0.99% or 180 points to end at 18020 and OPKO Health Inc (TA:) was down 0.76% or 7 points to 894.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 249 to 138 and 33 ended unchanged.

Shares in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 2.26% or 119 to 5144. Shares in Airport City Ltd (TA:) rose to all time highs; up 2.98% or 173 to 5985.

Crude oil for May delivery was up 0.35% or 0.22 to $63.80 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 0.97% or 0.69 to hit $71.52 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.03% or 0.35 to trade at $1293.65 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.30% to 3.5676, while EUR/ILS rose 0.19% to 4.0334.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.26% at 96.560.

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