Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 2.38%

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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 2.38%

Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Telecoms , Banking and Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 rose 2.38% to hit a new 1-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Ulker Biskuvi Sanayi AS (IS: ULKER ), which rose 9.34% or 1.44 points to trade at 16.85 at the close. Migros Ticaret AS (IS: MGROS ) added 8.83% or 1.21 points to end at 14.92 and Mavi Giyim Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS: MAVI ) was up 8.68% or 2.38 points to 29.80 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Kartonsan Karton Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS: KARTN ), which lost 3.45% or 11.90 points to trade at 333.20 in late trade. TAV Havalimanlari Holding (IS: TAVHL ) declined 3.40% or 1.06 points to end at 30.08 and Anel Elektrik Proje Taahhut ve Ticaret AS (IS: ANELE ) shed 1.77% or 0.040 points to 2.220.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 299 to 70 and 40 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.27% or 3.30 to $1207.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 2.49% or 1.75 to hit $68.62 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 1.84% or 1.47 to trade at $78.27 a barrel.

USD/TRY was down 3.30% to 6.1331, while EUR/TRY fell 2.74% to 7.1741.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.21% at 94.62.

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