Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Biomed, Technology and Insurance sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 fell 0.16%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Nice Ltd (TASE:NICE), which rose 2.08% or 1,460.00 points to trade at 71,760.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Ormat Technologies (TASE:ORA) added 2.02% or 610.00 points to end at 30,830.00 and First International Bank of Israel Ltd (TASE:FIBI) was up 1.76% or 250.00 points to 14,480.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK), which fell 3.71% or 17.70 points to trade at 459.00 at the close. Kenon Holdings Ltd (TASE:KEN) declined 3.39% or 390.00 points to end at 11,120.00 and OPC Energy Ltd (TASE:OPCE) was down 3.11% or 119.00 points to 3,710.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 306 to 153 and 38 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 1.20% or 0.98 to $80.64 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 1.42% or 1.25 to hit $86.94 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.31% or 5.95 to trade at $1,934.55 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was unchanged 0.00% to 3.36, while EUR/ILS unchanged 0.11% to 3.66.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.21% at 101.71.