Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.06%

0 – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Oil & GasInsurance and Financials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 declined 0.06%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Liveperson (TASE:LPSN), which rose 4.29% or 580 points to trade at 14090 at the close. Meanwhile, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (TASE:IFF) added 2.86% or 1220.00 points to end at 43840.00 and Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:SPEN) was up 2.08% or 47.00 points to 2310.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Delek Drilling LP (TASE:DEDRp), which fell 5.22% or 49 points to trade at 890 at the close. Delek Group (TASE:DLEKG) declined 4.81% or 2690 points to end at 53200 and Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TASE:BEZQ) was down 2.37% or 6.1 points to 251.5.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 198 to 190 and 34 ended unchanged.

Shares in Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:SPEN) rose to all time highs; rising 2.08% or 47.00 to 2310.00.

Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.74% or 0.44 to $59.12 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.46% or 0.30 to hit $65.07 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.57% or 8.90 to trade at $1563.20 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.25% to 3.4671, while EUR/ILS rose 0.41% to 3.8560.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 97.075.

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