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 0.23%.
The best performers of the session on the were Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TASE:), which rose 5.13% or 195 points to trade at 3999 at the close. Meanwhile, Harel (TASE:) added 4.80% or 111 points to end at 2422 and Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TASE:) was up 3.78% or 60 points to 1647 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:), which fell 5.64% or 91 points to trade at 1522 at the close. Matrix (TASE:) declined 3.94% or 370 points to end at 9020 and Shikun & Binui (TASE:) was down 2.75% or 42 points to 1486.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 235 to 164 and 16 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for October delivery was up 1.78% or 0.76 to $43.38 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 1.47% or 0.67 to hit $46.31 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.77% or 14.90 to trade at $1924.30 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.04% to 3.4000, while EUR/ILS rose 0.21% to 4.0176.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 93.153.
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