Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 1.62%

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At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 1.62%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:TEVA), which rose 5.97% or 176.00 points to trade at 3,122.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Elbit Systems Ltd (TASE:ESLT) added 4.39% or 2,980.00 points to end at 70,800.00 and Nice Ltd (TASE:NICE) was up 4.30% or 2,910.00 points to 70,600.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Ormat Technologies (TASE:ORA), which fell 2.73% or 850.00 points to trade at 30,320.00 at the close. OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK) declined 2.32% or 15.50 points to end at 654.00 and Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:ENOG) was down 2.11% or 118.00 points to 5,480.00.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 269 to 223 and 29 ended unchanged.

Shares in OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK) fell to 52-week lows; falling 2.32% or 15.50 to 654.00.

Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.41% or 0.36 to $88.12 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 0.58% or 0.54 to hit $93.91 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.08% or 1.35 to trade at $1,719.45 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.27% to 3.53, while EUR/ILS fell 0.59% to 3.46.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.99% at 112.11.