Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 3.52% By Investing.com



© Reuters Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 3.52%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the declined 3.52% to hit a new 6-months low.

The best performers of the session on the were Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:), which fell 0.68% or 110.00 points to trade at 15,980.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Israel Corp (TASE:) fell 1.42% or 2,390.00 points to end at 166,000.00 and ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TASE:) was down 1.71% or 59.00 points to 3,386.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Liveperson (TASE:), which fell 12.39% or 664.00 points to trade at 4,695.00 at the close. OPKO Health Inc (TASE:) declined 8.86% or 85.40 points to end at 879.00 and Big Shopping Centers Ltd (TASE:) was down 6.05% or 2,600.00 points to 40,400.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 449 to 36 and 32 ended unchanged.

Shares in Liveperson (TASE:) fell to 3-years lows; falling 12.39% or 664.00 to 4,695.00.

Crude oil for July delivery was down 0.86% or 1.04 to $120.47 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 0.93% or 1.14 to hit $121.93 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 1.21% or 22.40 to trade at $1,875.20 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 1.01% to 3.39, while EUR/ILS unchanged 0.09% to 3.57.

The US Dollar Index Futures was unchanged 0.00% at 103.08.



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