Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the gained 2.27%.
The best performers of the session on the were Bazan Oil Refineries Ltd (TASE:), which rose 24.28% or 16.8 points to trade at 86.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Melisron (TASE:) added 8.84% or 1070 points to end at 13170 and Perrigo (TASE:) was up 7.66% or 1230 points to 17290 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:), which fell 5.62% or 143 points to trade at 2400 at the close. Israel Corp (TASE:) declined 3.54% or 1280 points to end at 34850 and Israel Discount Bank Ltd (TASE:) was down 2.95% or 31 points to 1019.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 315 to 94 and 25 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for May delivery was down 6.79% or 1.46 to $20.05 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June fell 6.76% or 1.89 to hit $26.06 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.64% or 10.65 to trade at $1643.45 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.02% to 3.5673, while EUR/ILS fell 1.06% to 3.9297.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.81% at 99.335.
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