Turkey stocks higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.36%

Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Banking, Sports and Financials sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 added 0.36% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Mavi Giyim Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS:MAVI), which rose 7.72% or 2.30 points to trade at 32.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Trabzonspor Sportif Yatirim ve Futbol Isletmeciligi Ticaret AS (IS:TSPOR) added 6.87% or 0.090 points to end at 1.400 and Arcelik AS (IS:ARCLK) was up 5.43% or 0.70 points to 13.60 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Hurriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacilik AS (IS:HURGZ), which fell 5.71% or 0.060 points to trade at 0.990 at the close. Turkiye Sise ve Cam Fabrikalari AS (IS:SISE) declined 3.65% or 0.220 points to end at 5.810 and Ford Otomotiv Sanayi AS (IS:FROTO) was down 3.24% or 2.05 points to 61.25.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 203 to 148 and 57 ended unchanged.

Shares in Hurriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacilik AS (IS:HURGZ) fell to 52-week lows; falling 5.71% or 0.060 to 0.990.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.69% or 8.30 to $1199.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.99% or 0.68 to hit $69.27 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.36% or 0.28 to trade at $78.46 a barrel.

USD/TRY was up 1.34% to 6.1631, while EUR/TRY rose 0.85% to 7.1833.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.31% at 94.82.