Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Leasing&Factoring, Food&Beverages and Wood, Paper&Printing sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 rose 0.23%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Albaraka Turk Katilim Bankasi AS (IS:ALBRK), which rose 12.22% or 0.220 points to trade at 2.020 at the close. Meanwhile, Goltas Goller Bolgesi Cimento Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:GOLTS) added 7.53% or 0.84 points to end at 12.00 and Turk Telekomunikasyon AS (IS:TTKOM) was up 5.00% or 0.26 points to 5.46 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Cemas Dokum Sanayi AS (IS:CEMAS), which fell 3.61% or 0.030 points to trade at 0.800 at the close. Ihlas Holding AS (IS:IHLAS) declined 3.03% or 0.010 points to end at 0.320 and Eregli Demir ve Celik Fabrikalari TAS (IS:EREGL) was down 2.76% or 0.250 points to 8.800.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 210 to 139 and 58 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.23% or 3.15 to $1347.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 1.31% or 0.74 to hit $57.19 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.59% or 0.39 to trade at $66.84 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 0.86% to 5.3257, while EUR/TRY rose 0.94% to 6.0444.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 96.297.