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 gained 0.99%.
The best performers of the session on the were Delek Group (TA:), which rose 4.91% or 2630 points to trade at 56230 at the close. Meanwhile, Delek Drilling LP (TA:) added 3.56% or 35 points to end at 1017 and Harel (TA:) was up 2.85% or 70 points to 2529 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TA:), which fell 1.61% or 90 points to trade at 5510 at the close. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA:) declined 1.23% or 72 points to end at 5793 and Amot Investments Ltd (TA:) was down 0.88% or 16 points to 1798.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 334 to 67 and 20 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 1.13% or 0.51 to $45.84 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.79% or 0.95 to hit $54.16 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.01% or 0.10 to trade at $1284.70 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.07% to 3.7339, while EUR/ILS fell 0.46% to 4.2662.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 95.700.
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