Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Transport, Food&Beverages and Sports sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 gained 0.47% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were CarrefourSA Carrefour Sabanci Ticaret Merkezi AS (IS:CRFSA), which rose 9.44% or 0.34 points to trade at 3.94 at the close. Meanwhile, Pegasus Hava Tasimaciligi AS (IS:PGSUS) added 8.88% or 2.300 points to end at 28.200 and Mavi Giyim Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS:MAVI) was up 5.62% or 1.84 points to 34.60 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were ODAS Elektrik Uretim Sanayi Ticaret AS (IS:ODAS), which fell 5.61% or 0.110 points to trade at 1.850 at the close. Vakif Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS (IS:VKGYO) declined 5.08% or 0.120 points to end at 2.240 and Ihlas Holding AS (IS:IHLAS) was down 3.23% or 0.010 points to 0.300.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 203 to 145 and 60 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.15% or 1.95 to $1281.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.23% or 0.12 to hit $52.89 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.13% or 0.08 to trade at $61.42 a barrel.
USD/TRY was down 0.85% to 5.2907, while EUR/TRY fell 0.67% to 6.0204.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 95.817.