Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the added 1.50%.
The best performers of the session on the were Melisron (TASE:), which rose 4.82% or 1090 points to trade at 23700 at the close. Meanwhile, Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:) added 3.34% or 289 points to end at 8952 and Israel Discount Bank Ltd (TASE:) was up 3.12% or 47 points to 1555 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE:), which fell 1.57% or 52 points to trade at 3258 at the close. Shapir Engineering Industry (TASE:) declined 1.01% or 25 points to end at 2444 and Elbit Systems Ltd (TASE:) was down 0.57% or 240 points to 41750.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 371 to 100 and 22 ended unchanged.
Shares in Melisron (TASE:) rose to 52-week highs; up 4.82% or 1090 to 23700.
Crude oil for August delivery was up 2.32% or 1.69 to $74.63 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 1.98% or 1.47 to hit $75.59 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.46% or 8.35 to trade at $1808.55 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.00% to 3.2786, while EUR/ILS rose 0.30% to 3.8936.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.33% at 92.102.
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