At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.11% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were OPKO Health Inc (TA:OPK), which rose 4.19% or 63 points to trade at 1567 at the close. Meanwhile, Israel Corp (TA:ILCO) added 3.10% or 2440 points to end at 81200 and Melisron (TA:MLSR) was up 3.08% or 470 points to 15750 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TA:BEZQ), which fell 3.54% or 15.0 points to trade at 409.0 at the close. Paz Oil (TA:PZOL) declined 1.83% or 910 points to end at 48860 and Harel (TA:HARL) was down 1.49% or 42 points to 2775.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by 217 to 163 and 24 ended unchanged.
Shares in Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp Ltd (TA:BEZQ) fell to 5-year lows; falling 3.54% or 15.0 to 409.0. Shares in Israel Corp (TA:ILCO) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 3.10% or 2440 to 81200. Shares in Paz Oil (TA:PZOL) fell to 5-year lows; down 1.83% or 910 to 48860.
Crude oil for July delivery was up 0.33% or 0.22 to $66.58 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.86% or 0.65 to hit $76.53 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.11% or 1.40 to trade at $1300.80 a troy ounce.
USD/ILS was down 0.13% to 3.5852, while EUR/ILS rose 0.13% to 4.2216.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.19% at 93.65.