Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.36%

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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.36%

Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Tourism , Transport and Food & Beverages sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 gained 0.36%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Tekfen Holding AS (IS: TKFEN ), which rose 6.21% or 1.10 points to trade at 18.82 at the close. Ulker Biskuvi Sanayi AS (IS: ULKER ) added 5.21% or 0.85 points to end at 17.16 and Alcatel Lucent Teletas Telekomunikasyon AS (IS: ALCTL ) was up 4.47% or 0.230 points to 5.380 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Arcelik AS (IS: ARCLK ), which lost 5.37% or 0.70 points to trade at 12.33 in late trade. Kardemir Karabuk Demir Celik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS Class D (IS: KRDMD ) declined 4.45% or 0.200 points to end at 4.290 and Koza Anadolu Metal Madencilik Isletmeleri AS (IS: KOZAA ) shed 3.78% or 0.220 points to 5.600.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 241 to 102 and 66 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.33% or 4.10 to $1242.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.51% or 0.36 to hit $70.69 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.91% or 0.68 to trade at $75.13 a barrel.

USD/TRY was down 0.51% to 4.8300, while EUR/TRY fell 0.56% to 5.6390.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 94.58.

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