Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Tourism, Basic Metals and Transport sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 rose 0.10%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Tat Gida Sanayi AS (IS:TATGD), which rose 6.63% or 0.260 points to trade at 4.180 at the close. Meanwhile, Vakif Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS (IS:VKGYO) added 5.34% or 0.110 points to end at 2.170 and Zorlu Enerji Elektrik Uretim AS (IS:ZOREN) was up 4.72% or 0.060 points to 1.330 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Haci Omer Sabanci Holding AS (IS:SAHOL), which fell 5.08% or 0.40 points to trade at 7.48 at the close. Akbank TAS (IS:AKBNK) declined 4.50% or 0.33 points to end at 7.00 and Turkiye Garanti Bankasi (IS:GARAN) was down 2.74% or 0.22 points to 7.82.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 177 to 168 and 61 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.30% or 3.80 to $1242.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 2.05% or 1.09 to hit $54.34 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 1.85% or 1.15 to trade at $63.23 a barrel.
USD/TRY was down 1.18% to 5.3229, while EUR/TRY fell 1.18% to 6.0423.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 96.975.