Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.88%

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At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 declined 0.88%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:TSEM), which rose 2.41% or 182 points to trade at 7749 at the close. Meanwhile, Elbit Systems Ltd (TASE:ESLT) added 0.95% or 440 points to end at 46870 and Airport City Ltd (TASE:ARPT) was up 0.93% or 38 points to 4138 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Delek Group (TASE:DLEKG), which fell 8.06% or 755 points to trade at 8610 at the close. Delek Drilling LP (TASE:DEDRp) declined 8.00% or 38 points to end at 437 and Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:ENOG) was down 6.01% or 157 points to 2455.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 206 to 189 and 23 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.19% or 0.08 to $41.84 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 0.34% or 0.15 to hit $44.17 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 1.11% or 20.50 to trade at $1864.40 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.13% to 3.4221, while EUR/ILS rose 0.61% to 3.9613.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.18% at 94.888.