Turkey shares lower at close of trade; BIST 100 down 2.16%

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Turkey shares lower at close of trade; BIST 100 down 2.16%

Investing.com – Turkey equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Textile & Leather , Information Technology and Banking sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 declined 2.16% to hit a new 3-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Koza Altin Isletmeleri AS (IS: KOZAL ), which rose 1.70% or 0.76 points to trade at 45.50 at the close. Besiktas Futbol Yatirimlari Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS: BJKAS ) added 1.67% or 0.060 points to end at 3.650 and Ford Otomotiv Sanayi AS (IS: FROTO ) was up 0.41% or 0.25 points to 61.30 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Dogan Sirketler Grubu Holding AS (IS: DOHOL ), which lost 11.76% or 0.160 points to trade at 1.200 in late trade. Galatasaray Sportif Sinai ve Ticari Yatirimlar AS (IS: GSRAY ) declined 9.36% or 0.22 points to end at 2.13 and Turkiye Halk Bankasi (IS: HALKB ) shed 9.10% or 0.88 points to 8.79.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 338 to 51 and 19 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.16% or 2.20 to $1342.30 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 2.84% or 1.80 to hit $65.22 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 2.87% or 1.97 to trade at $70.62 a barrel.

USD/TRY was up 0.82% to 4.1063, while EUR/TRY rose 0.99% to 5.0696.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 89.40.

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