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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.47%

Published 2019/01/23, 18:05
Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.47%
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Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Transport, Food & Beverages and Sports sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 rose 0.47% to hit a new 3-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were CarrefourSA Carrefour Sabanci Ticaret Merkezi AS (IS:CRFSA), which rose 9.44% or 0.34 points to trade at 3.94 at the close. Pegasus Hava Tasimaciligi AS (IS:PGSUS) added 8.88% or 2.300 points to end at 28.200 and Mavi Giyim Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS:MAVI) was up 5.62% or 1.84 points to 34.60 in late trade.

Biggest losers included ODAS Elektrik Uretim Sanayi Ticaret AS (IS:ODAS), which lost 5.61% or 0.110 points to trade at 1.850 in late trade. Vakif Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS (IS:VKGYO) declined 5.08% or 0.120 points to end at 2.240 and Ihlas Holding AS (IS:IHLAS) shed 3.23% or 0.010 points to 0.300.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 203 to 145 and 60 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.15% or 1.95 to $1281.45 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.23% or 0.12 to hit $52.89 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.10% or 0.06 to trade at $61.44 a barrel.

USD/TRY was down 0.84% to 5.2909, while EUR/TRY fell 0.66% to 6.0210.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 95.817.

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