Israel stocks higher at close of trade

Gains in the oil and gas, communications and real estate sector drove more shares and for this reason, Israel’s reserves were higher after closure on Wednesday.

In the vicinity of Tel Aviv, TA 35 rose 0.69%.

Delek Group (TASE: DLEKG) added 3.26% or 2040 points to end 64540 and OPKO Health Inc (TASE: OPK) rose 3.11% or 23 points to 749 in late trading. The best representatives of the TA 35 session were Azrieli Group Ltd (TASE: AZRG), which increased 3.32% or 700 points to trade at 21800 at the end.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE: TEVA) dropped to 1.71% or 73 points to 4204 and Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp. (TASE: BEZQ) dropped 1.53% or 3.9 points to 250.5. The worst representatives of the session were Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE: TSEM), which fell by 1.88% or 110 points to trade at 5750 at the end.

In commodity trading, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 2.24% or 1.62 to capture $ 70.56 per barrel, while Gold Futures June contract grew 0.11% or 1.45 to trade at $ 1274.65 a troy ons. Crude oil for July delivery was down 2.99% or 1.89 to 61.24 dollars per barrel.

USD / ILS decreased by 0.12% to 3.6140, while EUR / ILS fell 0.14% to 4.0316.

US Dollar Futures Index rose 0.01% to 97.907./


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