Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Oil&Gas, Banking and Financials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 1.38%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Ashtrom Group Ltd (TASE:ASHG), which rose 6.51% or 440.00 points to trade at 7,198.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Energean Oil&Gas PLC (TASE:ENOG) added 6.34% or 359.00 points to end at 6,024.00 and Delek Group (TASE:DLEKG) was up 5.90% or 2,360.00 points to 42,380.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Elbit Systems Ltd (TASE:ESLT), which fell 9.41% or 6,010.00 points to trade at 57,840.00 at the close. OPC Energy Ltd (TASE:OPCE) declined 8.21% or 345.00 points to end at 3,855.00 and Kenon Holdings Ltd (TASE:KEN) was down 5.63% or 740.00 points to 12,400.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 238 to 232 and 37 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 1.33% or 1.03 to $78.27 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.72% or 0.60 to hit $84.49 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.49% or 8.50 to trade at $1,748.80 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was unchanged 0.09% to 3.44, while EUR/ILS unchanged 0.10% to 3.56.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 106.70.