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 declined 0.20%.
The best performers of the session on the were Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TASE:), which rose 1.23% or 2.8 points to trade at 231.1 at the close. Meanwhile, Liveperson (TASE:) added 1.20% or 160 points to end at 13500 and Harel (TASE:) was up 0.98% or 29 points to 2989 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:), which fell 10.16% or 76 points to trade at 671 at the close. Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:) declined 5.30% or 424 points to end at 7571 and Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:) was down 2.25% or 57 points to 2471.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 237 to 150 and 29 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for December delivery was up 1.52% or 0.83 to $55.31 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 1.27% or 0.76 to hit $60.46 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.59% or 8.80 to trade at $1496.30 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.09% to 3.5286, while EUR/ILS fell 0.15% to 3.9228.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 97.343.
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