Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the lost 0.81%.
The best performers of the session on the were Melisron (TASE:), which rose 1.34% or 300 points to trade at 22700 at the close. Meanwhile, Azrieli Group Ltd (TASE:) added 0.74% or 200 points to end at 27130 and Strauss Group (TASE:) was up 0.55% or 60 points to 10950 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TASE:), which fell 3.50% or 77 points to trade at 2125 at the close. Perrigo (TASE:) declined 2.75% or 490 points to end at 17360 and Isramco Negev 2 LP (TASE:) was down 2.43% or 1.5 points to 60.3.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 308 to 82 and 24 ended unchanged.
Shares in Melisron (TASE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 1.34% or 300 to 22700.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.23% or 0.13 to $56.09 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.10% or 0.06 to hit $60.98 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 1.09% or 15.95 to trade at $1485.15 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.34% to 3.4844, while EUR/ILS rose 0.42% to 3.8626.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.16% at 97.635.
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