Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.74%

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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.74%

Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Tourism , Textile & Leather and Wholesale & Retail Trade sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 added 0.74%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Banvit Bandirma Vitaminli Yem Sanayi AS (IS: BANVT ), which rose 19.98% or 2.150 points to trade at 12.910 at the close. Ipek Dogal Enerji Kaynaklari Arastirma ve Uretim AS (IS: IPEKE ) added 9.41% or 0.450 points to end at 5.230 and Ege Endustri ve Ticaret AS (IS: EGEEN ) was up 6.78% or 21.60 points to 340.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Turkiye Is Bankasi AS Class C (IS: ISCTR ), which lost 2.05% or 0.100 points to trade at 4.770 in late trade. Soda Sanayi AS (IS: SODA ) declined 2.04% or 0.120 points to end at 5.750 and Yazicilar Holding AS (IS: AGHOL ) shed 1.63% or 0.29 points to 17.50.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 214 to 122 and 71 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.93% or 11.40 to $1216.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.32% or 0.22 to hit $67.97 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.32% or 0.23 to trade at $72.67 a barrel.

USD/TRY was up 0.53% to 4.8206, while EUR/TRY rose 0.32% to 5.6015.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.44% at 95.26.

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