Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.51%

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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.51%

Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Sports , Textile & Leather and Food & Beverages sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 gained 0.51% to hit a new 6-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Besiktas Futbol Yat. (IS: BJKAS ), which rose 8.33% or 0.350 points to trade at 4.550 at the close. Gozde Girisim (IS: GOZDE ) added 5.43% or 0.100 points to end at 1.940 and Gsd Holding (IS: GSDHO ) was up 5.00% or 0.030 points to 0.630 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Afyon Cimento (IS: AFYON ), which lost 4.13% or 0.40 points to trade at 9.28 in late trade. Alarko Gmyo (IS: ALGYO ) declined 3.82% or 1.62 points to end at 40.78 and Bagfas (IS: BAGFS ) shed 2.27% or 0.25 points to 10.75.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 189 to 150 and 70 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold for February delivery was up 0.17% or 2.10 to $1215.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 1.85% or 0.97 to hit $51.51 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 1.82% or 1.01 to trade at $54.46 a barrel.

USD/TRY was up 0.16% to 3.7676, while EUR/TRY rose 0.00% to 4.0279.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.33% at 100.59.

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