Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 1.62%

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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 1.62%

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

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 rose 1.62%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were SASA Polyester Sanayi AS (IS: SASA ), which rose 8.58% or 0.680 points to trade at 8.610 at the close. ODAS Elektrik Uretim Sanayi Ticaret AS (IS: ODAS ) added 7.89% or 0.150 points to end at 2.050 and Coca-Cola Icecek AS (IS: CCOLA ) was up 5.66% or 1.64 points to 30.64 in late trade.

Biggest losers included ICBC Turkey Bank AS (IS: ICBCT ), which lost 4.15% or 0.240 points to trade at 5.540 in late trade. Ihlas Holding AS (IS: IHLAS ) declined 3.23% or 0.010 points to end at 0.300 and Trabzonspor Sportif Yatirim ve Futbol Isletmeciligi Ticaret AS (IS: TSPOR ) shed 2.45% or 0.040 points to 1.590.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 256 to 115 and 36 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.37% or 4.70 to $1258.30 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 3.41% or 1.59 to hit $48.19 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 3.11% or 1.75 to trade at $58.01 a barrel.

USD/TRY was down 1.36% to 5.2713, while EUR/TRY fell 0.84% to 6.0263.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.48% at 96.102.

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