(C) Reuters. Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 1.11%
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 lost 1.11%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Shikun & Binui (TASE:SKBN), which rose 1.87% or 38 points to trade at 2074 at the close. Meanwhile, Maytronics (TASE:MTRN) added 1.17% or 66 points to end at 5688 and Israel Discount Bank Ltd (TASE:DSCT) was up 0.95% or 12 points to 1277 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Liveperson (TASE:LPSN), which fell 6.19% or 1330 points to trade at 20140 at the close. OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK) declined 6.11% or 96 points to end at 1476 and Ormat Technologies (TASE:ORA) was down 4.23% or 1180 points to 26720.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 237 to 187 and 29 ended unchanged.
Shares in Shikun & Binui (TASE:SKBN) rose to 5-year highs; up 1.87% or 38 to 2074.
Crude oil for April delivery was up 3.20% or 1.91 to $61.66 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May rose 2.76% or 1.73 to hit $64.43 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 1.03% or 17.90 to trade at $1715.70 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.36% to 3.3068, while EUR/ILS rose 0.25% to 3.9935.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 90.862.
Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 1.11%
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