Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the added 0.06%.
The best performers of the session on the were Gazit Globe Ltd (TASE:), which rose 3.28% or 113 points to trade at 3553 at the close. Meanwhile, Paz Oil (TASE:) added 1.89% or 1000 points to end at 53990 and Azrieli Group Ltd (TASE:) was up 1.69% or 450 points to 27150 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Israel Corp (TASE:), which fell 1.68% or 1150 points to trade at 67200 at the close. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) declined 1.61% or 47 points to end at 2879 and Melisron (TASE:) was down 0.74% or 160 points to 21340.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 197 to 180 and 35 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for December delivery was down 1.65% or 0.91 to $54.15 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 1.33% or 0.80 to hit $59.44 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.20% or 17.95 to trade at $1514.65 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.01% to 3.5272, while EUR/ILS rose 0.05% to 3.9337.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.34% at 97.107.
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