Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the declined 0.04%.
The best performers of the session on the were Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:), which rose 2.34% or 50.00 points to trade at 2,190.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:) added 1.93% or 116.00 points to end at 6,132.00 and Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:) was up 1.89% or 55.00 points to 2,967.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Nice Ltd (TASE:), which fell 3.61% or 2,420.00 points to trade at 64,560.00 at the close. Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:) declined 2.45% or 370.00 points to end at 14,750.00 and Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TASE:) was down 1.57% or 60.00 points to 3,771.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 272 to 189 and 48 ended unchanged.
Shares in Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:) rose to all time highs; up 1.93% or 116.00 to 6,132.00.
Crude oil for December delivery was up 1.81% or 1.60 to $89.97 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 1.49% or 1.41 to hit $96.06 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.03% or 0.45 to trade at $1,650.15 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was unchanged 0.04% to 3.53, while EUR/ILS unchanged 0.03% to 3.49.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 111.40.
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