Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.18%Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.18% – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Real Estate and Communication sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 rose 0.18%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA:TEVA), which rose 7.05% or 284 points to trade at 4310 at the close. Meanwhile, Mylan NV (TA:MYL) added 2.02% or 250 points to end at 12650 and Delek Drilling LP (TA:DEDRp) was up 1.95% or 19 points to 974 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Harel (TA:HARL), which fell 2.92% or 70 points to trade at 2325 at the close. Azrieli Group Ltd (TA:AZRG) declined 1.95% or 390 points to end at 19590 and Melisron (TA:MLSR) was down 1.94% or 360 points to 18240.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 224 to 187 and 8 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for December delivery was up 0.93% or 0.52 to $56.16 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 1.45% or 0.90 to hit $62.97 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.32% or 4.11 to trade at $1273.31 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was up 0.06% to 3.5105, while EUR/ILS fell 0.11% to 4.0667.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 94.91.

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