Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the declined 1.71%.
The best performers of the session on the were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:), which rose 18.05% or 90 points to trade at 590 at the close. Meanwhile, Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:) added 6.07% or 370 points to end at 6470 and Nice Ltd (TASE:) was up 2.83% or 1580 points to 57480 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Delek Group (TASE:), which fell 14.80% or 2900 points to trade at 16700 at the close. Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:) declined 12.82% or 441 points to end at 3000 and Delek Drilling LP (TASE:) was down 11.68% or 62 points to 473.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 228 to 176 and 20 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for May delivery was down 0.50% or 0.10 to $19.77 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June fell 0.87% or 0.24 to hit $27.45 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.53% or 9.20 to trade at $1731.00 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.38% to 3.5904, while EUR/ILS fell 0.99% to 3.8918.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.70% at 100.185.
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