Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 2.23%

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At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 declined 2.23%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TASE:BEZQ), which rose 1.94% or 9.60 points to trade at 504.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Ormat Technologies (TASE:ORA) added 0.54% or 140.00 points to end at 25,880.00 and Kenon Holdings Ltd (TASE:KEN) was up 0.16% or 30.00 points to 19,020.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Elbit Systems Ltd (TASE:ESLT), which fell 9.02% or 6,600.00 points to trade at 66,600.00 at the close. Liveperson (TASE:LPSN) declined 7.33% or 389.00 points to end at 4,916.00 and Energix (TASE:ENRG) was down 5.78% or 61.00 points to 995.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 397 to 105 and 18 ended unchanged.

Shares in Liveperson (TASE:LPSN) fell to 3-years lows; down 7.33% or 389.00 to 4,916.00.

Crude oil for July delivery was down 0.69% or 0.76 to $109.53 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 0.17% or 0.19 to hit $110.59 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.90% or 16.70 to trade at $1,864.50 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.53% to 3.35, while EUR/ILS rose 0.97% to 3.60.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.36% at 101.73.