Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.63%

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At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.63% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Fattal 1998 Holdings Ltd (TASE:FATTAL), which rose 9.36% or 1870 points to trade at 21850 at the close. Meanwhile, Melisron (TASE:MLSR) added 8.41% or 1080 points to end at 13920 and Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TASE:ALHE) was up 4.05% or 161 points to 4141 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Delek Group (TASE:DLEKG), which fell 4.55% or 710 points to trade at 14890 at the close. Bazan Oil Refineries Ltd (TASE:ORL) declined 4.16% or 4.5 points to end at 103.7 and Isramco Negev 2 LP (TASE:ISRAp) was down 3.15% or 1.4 points to 43.1.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 280 to 133 and 15 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for June delivery was down 21.02% or 3.56 to $13.38 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 7.17% or 1.78 to hit $23.03 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.68% or 11.75 to trade at $1723.85 a troy ounce.

USD/ILS was down 0.46% to 3.5087, while EUR/ILS fell 0.40% to 3.7986.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 100.153.