Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.31%

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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.31%

Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Leasing & Factoring , Information Technology and Banking sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 added 0.31%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Tofas Turk Otomobil Fabrikasi AS (IS: TOASO ), which rose 6.07% or 1.11 points to trade at 19.40 at the close. Soda Sanayi AS (IS: SODA ) added 3.17% or 0.220 points to end at 7.150 and Is Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS (IS: ISGYO ) was up 3.09% or 0.030 points to 1.000 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Global Yatirim Holding AS (IS: GLYHO ), which lost 3.87% or 0.110 points to trade at 2.730 in late trade. Anadolu Efes Biracilik ve Malt Sanayi AS (IS: AEFES ) declined 3.38% or 0.74 points to end at 21.14 and Sekerbank TAS (IS: SKBNK ) shed 2.42% or 0.030 points to 1.210.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 182 to 172 and 54 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.55% or 6.80 to $1223.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 2.08% or 1.07 to hit $50.38 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 1.97% or 1.18 to trade at $58.73 a barrel.

USD/TRY was up 1.59% to 5.2430, while EUR/TRY rose 0.83% to 5.9398.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.43% at 97.113.

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