Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the rose 0.15%.
The best performers of the session on the were Liveperson (TASE:), which rose 3.37% or 440 points to trade at 13510 at the close. Meanwhile, Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:) added 2.64% or 222 points to end at 8622 and Mizrahi Tefahot (TASE:) was up 1.37% or 126 points to 9330 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Delek Group (TASE:), which fell 3.77% or 2190 points to trade at 55890 at the close. Harel (TASE:) declined 2.40% or 62 points to end at 2524 and Israel Corp (TASE:) was down 2.17% or 1570 points to 70710.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 246 to 160 and 24 ended unchanged.
Shares in Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 2.64% or 222 to 8622.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.37% or 0.22 to $59.39 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.17% or 0.11 to hit $65.33 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.54% or 8.35 to trade at $1551.85 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.16% to 3.4652, while EUR/ILS rose 0.21% to 3.8495.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 97.140.
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