Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Information Technology, Technology and Textile&Leather sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 rose 0.51%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Ihlas Holding AS (IS:IHLAS), which rose 9.38% or 0.030 points to trade at 0.350 at the close. Meanwhile, Indeks Bilgisayar Sistemleri Muhendislik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:INDES) added 7.07% or 0.520 points to end at 7.880 and Tumosan Motor ve Traktor Sanayi AS (IS:TMSN) was up 4.32% or 0.200 points to 4.830 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS ORD (IS:TCELL), which fell 6.70% or 1.00 points to trade at 13.93 at the close. Turk Telekomunikasyon AS (IS:TTKOM) declined 4.21% or 0.23 points to end at 5.23 and Enerjisa Enerji AS (IS:ENJSA) was down 1.93% or 0.11 points to 5.58.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 228 to 126 and 53 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for April delivery was down 1.06% or 14.25 to $1333.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April fell 0.12% or 0.07 to hit $57.09 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.16% or 0.11 to trade at $67.19 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 0.14% to 5.3286, while EUR/TRY rose 0.25% to 6.0420.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 96.407.