Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Insurance, Real Estate and Banking sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 0.85%.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Liveperson (TASE:LPSN), which rose 3.42% or 700 points to trade at 21160 at the close. Meanwhile, Harel (TASE:HARL) added 3.18% or 77 points to end at 2499 and Mivne Real Estate KD Ltd (TASE:MVNE) was up 3.12% or 22 points to 714 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were OPKO Health Inc (TASE:OPK), which fell 6.64% or 101 points to trade at 1421 at the close. Matrix (TASE:MTRX) declined 2.66% or 240 points to end at 8780 and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE:TEVA) was down 2.59% or 87 points to 3275.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 258 to 127 and 29 ended unchanged.
Shares in Liveperson (TASE:LPSN) rose to all time highs; rising 3.42% or 700 to 21160.
Crude oil for October delivery was up 0.35% or 0.15 to $43.50 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $46.29 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.54% or 29.65 to trade at $1952.75 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.02% to 3.4005, while EUR/ILS fell 0.04% to 4.0213.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 92.910.