Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.90%

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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.90%

Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Telecoms , Basic Metals and Textile & Leather sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 gained 0.90%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Banvit Bandirma Vitaminli Yem Sanayi AS (IS: BANVT ), which rose 11.13% or 1.590 points to trade at 15.870 at the close. Turkiye Halk Bankasi (IS: HALKB ) added 6.23% or 0.52 points to end at 8.87 and Kartonsan Karton Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS: KARTN ) was up 6.06% or 15.60 points to 273.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included ICBC Turkey Bank AS (IS: ICBCT ), which lost 4.13% or 0.210 points to trade at 4.870 in late trade. Pegasus Hava Tasimaciligi AS (IS: PGSUS ) declined 3.06% or 1.040 points to end at 32.940 and SASA Polyester Sanayi AS (IS: SASA ) shed 2.61% or 0.310 points to 11.580.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 250 to 107 and 53 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 1.35% or 18.30 to $1341.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.01% or 0.01 to hit $66.81 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.36% or 0.26 to trade at $71.80 a barrel.

USD/TRY was down 0.92% to 4.0979, while EUR/TRY fell 1.27% to 5.0518.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.35% at 89.53.

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