Turkey stocks higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.32%

Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Wholesale&Retail Trade, Food&Beverages and Leasing&Factoring sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 gained 0.32%.

The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Celebi Hava Servisi AS (IS:CLEBI), which rose 19.96% or 9.80 points to trade at 58.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Akenerji Elektrik Uretim AS (IS:AKENR) added 7.02% or 0.040 points to end at 0.610 and Bizim Toptan Satis Magazalari AS (IS:BIZIM) was up 4.26% or 0.26 points to 6.36 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Fenerbahce Futbol AS (IS:FENER), which fell 9.50% or 0.85 points to trade at 8.10 at the close. TAV Havalimanlari Holding (IS:TAVHL) declined 4.41% or 1.26 points to end at 27.34 and Galatasaray Sportif Sinai ve Ticari Yatirimlar AS (IS:GSRAY) was down 4.11% or 0.06 points to 1.40.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 242 to 115 and 52 ended unchanged.

Shares in Celebi Hava Servisi AS (IS:CLEBI) rose to all time highs; rising 19.96% or 9.80 to 58.90. Shares in Fenerbahce Futbol AS (IS:FENER) fell to 5-year lows; losing 9.50% or 0.85 to 8.10. Shares in Galatasaray Sportif Sinai ve Ticari Yatirimlar AS (IS:GSRAY) fell to 52-week lows; losing 4.11% or 0.06 to 1.40.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 2.55% or 30.40 to $1223.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 2.16% or 1.58 to hit $71.59 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 2.23% or 1.85 to trade at $81.24 a barrel.

USD/TRY was down 1.47% to 5.9886, while EUR/TRY fell 0.91% to 6.9421.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.36% at 94.88.