The Real Estate, Banking, and Financials sectors were among the biggest contributors to the decline.
Top Performers on the TA 35
ICL Israel Chemicals Ltd (TASE: ICL) had the best performance of the day, rising 2.29% or 58.00 points to close at 2,588.00. Israel Corp (TASE: ILCO) also saw an increase of 1.49% or 1,800.00 points, closing at 123,000.00, and Strauss Group (TASE: STRS) ended the day up 1.19% or 106.00 points, closing at 8,988.00.
Worst Performers on the TA 35
Shikun & Binui (TASE: SKBN) had the worst performance, falling 5.71% or 64.00 points to close at 1,056.00. Mivne Real Estate KD Ltd (TASE: MVNE) saw a decline of 3.53% or 40.00 points, closing at 1,093.00, and Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd (TASE: ALHE) closed down 3.31% or 117.00 points at 3,422.00.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.40% or 1.86 to $79.35 a barrel. Brent oil for delivery in March remained unchanged at 0.00% or 0.00, closing at $84.50 a barrel. The February Gold Futures contract rose 0.60% or 10.70 to trade at $1,806.00 a troy ounce.
Currency Exchange Rates
The USD/ILS exchange rate increased by 0.37% to 3.50, while the EUR/ILS exchange rate rose 0.56% to 3.72. The US Dollar Index Futures closed down 0.08% at 104.04.