Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.72%

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At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 fell 0.72%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Liveperson (TASE:LPSN), which rose 2.23% or 107.00 points to trade at 4,906.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Harel (TASE:HARL) added 1.78% or 61.00 points to end at 3,490.00 and Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:SPEN) was up 1.67% or 46.00 points to 2,807.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Shikun & Binui (TASE:SKBN), which fell 4.37% or 68.00 points to trade at 1,487.00 at the close. Israel Corp (TASE:ILCO) declined 3.94% or 6,600.00 points to end at 160,900.00 and ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TASE:ICL) was down 3.85% or 130.00 points to 3,250.00.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 248 to 225 and 47 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for August delivery was down 1.31% or 1.39 to $104.80 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 1.13% or 1.26 to hit $110.48 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.26% or 4.80 to trade at $1,833.60 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.46% to 3.45, while EUR/ILS unchanged 0.12% to 3.63.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.30% at 104.29.