Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the lost 0.45%.
The best performers of the session on the were Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TASE:), which rose 4.68% or 11.4 points to trade at 255.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Ormat Technologies (TASE:) added 1.78% or 470 points to end at 26810 and Amot Investments Ltd (TASE:) was up 1.49% or 37 points to 2520 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Perrigo (TASE:), which fell 4.00% or 750 points to trade at 18000 at the close. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:) declined 3.68% or 113 points to end at 2958 and Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TASE:) was down 2.50% or 52 points to 2024.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 225 to 156 and 29 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for December delivery was down 1.61% or 0.92 to $56.31 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 1.78% or 1.12 to hit $61.84 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.63% or 9.35 to trade at $1493.05 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.10% to 3.4930, while EUR/ILS rose 0.07% to 3.8672.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 97.745.
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