Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 1.81%
Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking , Financials and Real Estate Investments sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 rose 1.81% to hit a new 1-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Turkiye Sinai Kalkinma Bankasi AS (IS: TSKB ), which rose 7.69% or 0.060 points to trade at 0.840 at the close. Akbank TAS (IS: AKBNK ) added 7.35% or 0.43 points to end at 6.28 and Turkiye Garanti Bankasi (IS: GARAN ) was up 7.10% or 0.44 points to 6.64 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Kartonsan Karton Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS: KARTN ), which lost 5.04% or 17.40 points to trade at 327.60 in late trade. Soda Sanayi AS (IS: SODA ) declined 2.06% or 0.150 points to end at 7.140 and BIM Birlesik Magazalar AS (IS: BIMAS ) shed 1.54% or 1.20 points to 76.70.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 239 to 107 and 60 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.49% or 5.90 to $1208.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.06% or 0.74 to hit $70.33 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.19% or 0.15 to trade at $79.18 a barrel.
USD/TRY was down 1.82% to 6.2692, while EUR/TRY fell 1.60% to 7.3336.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.19% at 94.04.
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