Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the rose 0.05% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the were Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ:), which rose 7.92% or 0.380 points to trade at 5.180 at the close. Meanwhile, Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:) added 4.15% or 68 points to end at 1707 and ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TASE:) was up 3.12% or 39 points to 1288 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:), which fell 3.40% or 84 points to trade at 2390 at the close. Ormat Technologies (TASE:) declined 2.79% or 610 points to end at 21230 and Mivne Real Estate KD Ltd (TASE:) was down 2.75% or 20 points to 708.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 207 to 194 and 18 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for September delivery was up 1.52% or 0.64 to $42.65 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.89% or 0.40 to hit $45.20 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 2.45% or 47.75 to trade at $1997.55 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.10% to 3.4048, while EUR/ILS rose 0.26% to 4.0418.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.30% at 92.802.
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