Top Performers Include Teva, Energean, and Shikun & Binui
Notable performers on the TA 35 were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TASE: TEVA), which rose 4.86% or 147.00 points to trade at 3,172.00 at the close. Energean Oil & Gas PLC (TASE: ENOG) added 4.34% or 246.00 points to end at 5,910.00, while Shikun & Binui (TASE: SKBN) was up 4.28% or 33.20 points to 808.00 in late trade.
NICE, ICL Israel Chemicals, and Elbit Systems Among Worst Performers
The session's worst performers were NICE Ltd (TASE: NICE), which fell 1.50% or 1,120.00 points to trade at 73,400.00 at the close. ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TASE: ICL) declined 1.08% or 24.00 points to end at 2,201.00, and Elbit Systems Ltd (TASE: ESLT) dropped 0.99% or 660.00 points to 66,150.00.
Rising Stocks Outnumber Declining Ones on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
On the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, 318 stocks rose, while 154 declined, and 29 ended unchanged. Shares in ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TASE: ICL) fell to 52-week lows, down 1.08% or 24.00 to 2,201.00.
Crude Oil and Gold Futures Rise, Currency Exchange Rates Update
Crude oil for June delivery increased by 2.50% or 1.87 to $76.63 a barrel. In other commodities trading, Brent oil for July delivery rose 2.61% or 2.04 to hit $80.26 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract edged up 0.02% or 0.40 to trade at $1,999.40 a troy ounce. The USD/ILS exchange rate remained nearly unchanged at 0.07% to 3.63, while EUR/ILS fell 0.15% to 3.99. The US Dollar Index Futures gained 0.18% at 101.43.