(C) Reuters. Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 1.24%
At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 1.24% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Nice Ltd (TASE:NICE), which rose 4.41% or 3230 points to trade at 76400 at the close. Meanwhile, Nova (TASE:NVMI) added 4.40% or 1350 points to end at 32050 and Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TASE:TSEM) was up 4.08% or 384 points to 9794 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Melisron (TASE:MLSR), which fell 1.28% or 240 points to trade at 18520 at the close. ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TASE:ICL) declined 0.46% or 9 points to end at 1941 and Ormat Technologies (TASE:ORA) was down 0.41% or 110 points to 26720.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 304 to 141 and 15 ended unchanged.
Shares in Nova (TASE:NVMI) rose to all time highs; rising 4.40% or 1350 to 32050.
Crude oil for May delivery was up 3.62% or 2.14 to $61.30 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 0.05% or 0.03 to hit $64.67 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.87% or 14.85 to trade at $1730.45 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was up 0.03% to 3.3311, while EUR/ILS fell 0.10% to 3.9173.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.10% at 93.040.
Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 1.24%
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