Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.93%

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Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.93%

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

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 rose 0.93% to hit a new 6-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Vestel (IS: VESTL ), which rose 9.41% or 0.610 points to trade at 7.090 at the close. Pegasus (IS: PGSUS ) added 6.50% or 0.980 points to end at 16.050 and Besiktas Futbol Yat. (IS: BJKAS ) was up 5.64% or 0.250 points to 4.680 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Ihlas Holding (IS: IHLAS ), which lost 2.94% or 0.010 points to trade at 0.330 in late trade. Logo Yazilim (IS: LOGO ) declined 1.76% or 0.900 points to end at 50.200 and Koza Altin (IS: KOZAL ) shed 1.69% or 0.30 points to 17.50.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 230 to 108 and 70 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold for February delivery was up 0.13% or 1.55 to $1203.05 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 2.44% or 1.27 to hit $53.39 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 2.55% or 1.38 to trade at $55.54 a barrel.

USD/TRY was down 0.88% to 3.7933, while EUR/TRY fell 0.79% to 4.0519.

The US Dollar Index was down 0.07% at 101.03.

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