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 gained 1.71% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:), which rose 17.84% or 628 points to trade at 4148 at the close. Meanwhile, Liveperson (TASE:) added 6.63% or 720 points to end at 11580 and Melisron (TASE:) was up 3.22% or 420 points to 13480 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:), which fell 8.25% or 69 points to trade at 766 at the close. Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:) declined 6.15% or 174 points to end at 2656 and Fattal 1998 Holdings Ltd (TASE:) was down 5.22% or 1140 points to 20720.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 224 to 176 and 19 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for June delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $23.99 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 0.37% or 0.11 to hit $29.83 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 2.15% or 36.30 to trade at $1724.80 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.23% to 3.5079, while EUR/ILS fell 0.01% to 3.7952.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.20% at 99.938.
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