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 declined 0.02%.
The best performers of the session on the were Maytronics (TASE:), which rose 2.75% or 132 points to trade at 4931 at the close. Meanwhile, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) added 1.34% or 43 points to end at 3243 and Ormat Technologies (TASE:) was up 1.19% or 350 points to 29850 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:), which fell 3.56% or 86 points to trade at 2330 at the close. Electra Ltd (TASE:) declined 3.53% or 6070 points to end at 165840 and Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TASE:) was down 3.14% or 76 points to 2344.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 289 to 138 and 21 ended unchanged.
Shares in Ormat Technologies (TASE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 1.19% or 350 to 29850.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 4.35% or 2.07 to $49.69 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 3.70% or 1.89 to hit $52.98 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.19% or 3.65 to trade at $1950.25 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.17% to 3.2035, while EUR/ILS rose 0.10% to 3.9343.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.29% at 89.580.
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