Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.37%

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At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 0.37%.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Delek Group (TASE:DLEKG), which rose 9.00% or 785 points to trade at 9505 at the close. Meanwhile, Melisron (TASE:MLSR) added 5.94% or 760 points to end at 13550 and Israel Corp (TASE:ILCO) was up 5.09% or 2050 points to 42300 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK), which fell 4.76% or 39 points to trade at 775 at the close. Liveperson (TASE:LPSN) declined 4.44% or 550 points to end at 11850 and Perrigo (TASE:PRGO) was down 2.84% or 560 points to 19160.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 242 to 148 and 22 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for July delivery was down 0.05% or 0.02 to $37.27 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.08% or 0.03 to hit $39.82 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 1.33% or 22.60 to trade at $1727.40 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.63% to 3.4520, while EUR/ILS rose 0.32% to 3.9145.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.54% at 96.737.