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 rose 0.53%.
The best performers of the session on the were Delek Drilling LP (TASE:), which rose 13.01% or 30 points to trade at 264 at the close. Meanwhile, Paz Oil (TASE:) added 6.71% or 1730 points to end at 27500 and Shikun & Binui (TASE:) was up 6.50% or 94 points to 1540 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Melisron (TASE:), which fell 2.76% or 370 points to trade at 13020 at the close. Israel Discount Bank Ltd (TASE:) declined 2.67% or 31 points to end at 1131 and Elbit Systems Ltd (TASE:) was down 2.21% or 1000 points to 44200.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 260 to 146 and 18 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for August delivery was up 0.37% or 0.15 to $40.70 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 0.14% or 0.06 to hit $43.30 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.68% or 12.25 to trade at $1814.15 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.56% to 3.4381, while EUR/ILS rose 0.19% to 3.9095.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.38% at 96.248.
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