Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the fell 0.66%.
The best performers of the session on the were Nice Ltd (TASE:), which rose 1.95% or 1750 points to trade at 91400 at the close. Meanwhile, Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:) added 1.68% or 29 points to end at 1752 and Ormat Technologies (TASE:) was up 1.59% or 450 points to 28830 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:), which fell 4.34% or 58 points to trade at 1279 at the close. Liveperson (TASE:) declined 3.19% or 660 points to end at 20040 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) was down 3.10% or 99 points to 3095.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 230 to 186 and 29 ended unchanged.
Shares in Nice Ltd (TASE:) rose to all time highs; up 1.95% or 1750 to 91400.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.76% or 0.36 to $47.98 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.55% or 0.28 to hit $51.18 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.37% or 7.05 to trade at $1887.45 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.02% to 3.2186, while EUR/ILS rose 0.24% to 3.9419.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.39% at 89.922.
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