Turkey shares lower at close of trade; BIST 100 down 3.46%

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Turkey shares lower at close of trade; BIST 100 down 3.46%

Investing.com – Turkey equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Basic Metals , Leasing & Factoring and Metal Products & Machinery sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 declined 3.46% to hit a new 52-week low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Dogan Sirketler Grubu Holding AS (IS: DOHOL ), which rose 11.38% or 0.140 points to trade at 1.370 at the close. Aygaz AS (IS: AYGAZ ) added 6.82% or 0.75 points to end at 11.75 and Mavi Giyim Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS: MAVI ) was up 2.13% or 0.50 points to 24.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Yatas Yatak ve Yorgan Sanayi Ticaret AS (IS: YATAS ), which lost 10.55% or 0.460 points to trade at 3.900 in late trade. Ford Otomotiv Sanayi AS (IS: FROTO ) declined 8.21% or 4.80 points to end at 53.70 and Eregli Demir ve Celik Fabrikalari TAS (IS: EREGL ) shed 8.19% or 0.930 points to 10.430.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 243 to 125 and 41 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.03% or 0.40 to $1185.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.58% or 0.38 to hit $65.39 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 0.61% or 0.43 to trade at $71.19 a barrel.

USD/TRY was down 2.65% to 5.7635, while EUR/TRY fell 1.96% to 6.5698.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 96.45.

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