Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 2.48%

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At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 rose 2.48%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Israel Corp (TASE:ILCO), which rose 7.43% or 2110 points to trade at 30490 at the close. Meanwhile, Melisron (TASE:MLSR) added 6.29% or 820 points to end at 13850 and Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TASE:PHOE1) was up 5.97% or 81 points to 1437 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:ENOG), which fell 6.34% or 162 points to trade at 2392 at the close. Delek Group (TASE:DLEKG) declined 3.63% or 267 points to end at 7093 and Delek Drilling LP (TASE:DEDRp) was down 3.12% or 8 points to 245.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 250 to 138 and 21 ended unchanged.

Shares in Delek Drilling LP (TASE:DEDRp) fell to 5-year lows; falling 3.12% or 8 to 245.

Crude oil for August delivery was up 0.02% or 0.01 to $40.66 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 0.96% or 0.41 to hit $43.21 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.19% or 3.35 to trade at $1793.35 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.56% to 3.4547, while EUR/ILS rose 1.20% to 3.9080.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.59% at 96.725.