Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 2.10%

Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 2.10%

Investing.com  | Jul 17, 2018 17:05

Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 2.10%

Investing.com – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Technology, Transport and Basic Metals sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 added 2.10%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the BIST 100 were Pegasus Hava Tasimaciligi AS (IS:PGSUS), which rose 10.86% or 2.620 points to trade at 26.740 at the close. GSD Holding AS (IS:GSDHO) added 9.09% or 0.060 points to end at 0.720 and Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:ASELS) was up 7.23% or 1.94 points to 28.76 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Tekfen Holding AS (IS:TKFEN), which lost 2.04% or 0.39 points to trade at 18.70 in late trade. Koc Holding AS (IS:KCHOL) declined 1.79% or 0.23 points to end at 12.59 and Yatas Yatak ve Yorgan Sanayi Ticaret AS (IS:YATAS) shed 1.78% or 0.080 points to 4.420.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 305 to 65 and 39 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.91% or 11.30 to $1228.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.34% or 0.23 to hit $66.84 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.18% or 0.13 to trade at $71.97 a barrel.

USD/TRY was down 1.05% to 4.7945, while EUR/TRY fell 1.39% to 5.5953.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.42% at 94.67.

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