Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 1.23% By

© REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 1.23% – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the fell 1.23% to hit a new 1-month low.

The best performers of the session on the were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:), which rose 4.56% or 128.00 points to trade at 2,938.00 at the close. Meanwhile, ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TASE:) added 1.94% or 40.00 points to end at 2,100.00 and NICE Ltd (TASE:) was up 0.67% or 490.00 points to 73,600.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TASE:), which fell 3.48% or 100.00 points to trade at 2,770.00 at the close. Shikun & Binui (TASE:) declined 3.43% or 31.70 points to end at 892.00 and Airport City Ltd (TASE:) was down 3.42% or 174.00 points to 4,911.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 301 to 159 and 25 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for August delivery was up 2.66% or 1.91 to $73.71 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 2.16% or 1.65 to hit $78.17 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.79% or 15.10 to trade at $1,930.50 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.61% to 3.70, while EUR/ILS rose 0.14% to 4.05.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.92% at 101.92.

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