Israel stocks higher at close of trade.

Earnings in Bank, Real Estate and Communications sectors drove more stocks and Israel’s reserves were higher after closing on Tuesday.

TA 35 added 0.58% to reach a new 3-month level near Tel Aviv.

Airport City Ltd (TA: ARPT) added 2.30% or 140 points to 6225 and Bazan Oil Refineries Ltd (TA: ORL) increased 1.67% or 3.0 points to 182.9 in late trading. The best representative of the TA 35 hearing was Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Corp. Ltd. (TA: BEZQ), which increased 5.05% or 12.6 points to trade at 262.0 at the end.

The worst representatives of the session were Phoenix Holdings Ltd (TA: PHOE1), which fell 2.04% or 44 points to trade in 2115 at the end. Harel (TA: HARL) dropped by 1.05% or 29 points finishing in 2735 and Gas Globe Ltd (TA: GZT) dropped 1.01% or 30 points to 2955.

Increased reserves were lower than those on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange from 227 to 163 and 33 were closed unchanged.

Gold Futures contract fell to 1.11% or 14.35 to trade at $ 1276.95 a troy ounce. The gross delivery for May increased by 0.38% or 0.24 to $ 63.64 per barrel. Elsewhere in the freight trade, Brent diesel for distribution in June rose 0.18% or 0.13 to hit 71.31 dollars per barrel.

USD / ILS rose 0.26% to 3.5684, while EUR / ILS rose 0.09% to 4.0277.

US Dollar Futures Index rose 0.10% to 96,653./


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