Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.03%

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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.03%
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Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Information Technology , Leasing & Factoring and Metal Products & Machinery sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 added 0.03% to hit a new 6-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Koza Anadolu Metal Madencilik Isletmeleri AS (IS: KOZAA ), which rose 4.83% or 0.350 points to trade at 7.590 at the close. Mavi Giyim Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS: MAVI ) added 4.12% or 1.54 points to end at 38.88 and Tofas Turk Otomobil Fabrikasi AS (IS: TOASO ) was up 3.90% or 0.75 points to 20.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Turkiye Halk Bankasi (IS: HALKB ), which lost 3.09% or 0.25 points to trade at 7.84 in late trade. Trabzonspor Sportif Yatirim ve Futbol Isletmeciligi Ticaret AS (IS: TSPOR ) declined 3.08% or 0.040 points to end at 1.260 and Emlak Konut Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS (IS: EKGYO ) shed 2.53% or 0.040 points to 1.540.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 174 to 171 and 60 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 1.39% or 17.75 to $1297.55 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.49% or 0.26 to hit $53.39 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.31% or 0.19 to trade at $61.28 a barrel.

USD/TRY was up 0.27% to 5.2766, while EUR/TRY rose 1.11% to 6.0148.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.73% at 95.593.

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