Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the gained 1.38%.
The best performers of the session on the were Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:), which rose 7.56% or 306 points to trade at 4354 at the close. Meanwhile, Energix (TASE:) added 4.90% or 56 points to end at 1198 and Ormat Technologies (TASE:) was up 4.37% or 1180 points to 28170 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Shikun & Binui (TASE:), which fell 0.94% or 19 points to trade at 2005 at the close. Liveperson (TASE:) declined 0.54% or 100 points to end at 18400 and Airport City Ltd (TASE:) was down 0.22% or 10 points to 4611.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 306 to 138 and 23 ended unchanged.
Shares in Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 7.56% or 306 to 4354.
Crude oil for April delivery was down 1.52% or 0.99 to $64.06 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 1.11% or 0.76 to hit $67.48 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 2.13% or 35.70 to trade at $1713.70 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.49% to 3.3266, while EUR/ILS fell 0.04% to 3.9573.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.36% at 91.998.
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