Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the lost 0.90%.
The best performers of the session on the were Liveperson (TASE:), which rose 5.70% or 690 points to trade at 12790 at the close. Meanwhile, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) added 2.31% or 94 points to end at 4160 and Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TASE:) was up 1.74% or 27 points to 1582 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Shikun & Binui (TASE:), which fell 16.75% or 269 points to trade at 1337 at the close. Bazan Oil Refineries Ltd (TASE:) declined 5.77% or 4.5 points to end at 73.5 and Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TASE:) was down 3.65% or 144 points to 3805.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 209 to 178 and 25 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for July delivery was down 0.70% or 0.27 to $38.11 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 0.54% or 0.22 to hit $40.74 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.06% or 1.00 to trade at $1735.50 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.26% to 3.4497, while EUR/ILS fell 0.49% to 3.8769.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.19% at 97.115.
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