Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Information Technology, Wholesale&Retail Trade and Technology sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 gained 0.57%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Turkiye Is Bankasi AS Class C (IS:ISCTR), which rose 3.76% or 0.210 points to trade at 5.790 at the close. Meanwhile, GSD Holding AS (IS:GSDHO) added 3.30% or 0.030 points to end at 0.940 and Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi AS (IS:OTKAR) was up 3.23% or 3.50 points to 112.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tat Gida Sanayi AS (IS:TATGD), which fell 8.29% or 0.360 points to trade at 3.980 at the close. Aygaz AS (IS:AYGAZ) declined 3.44% or 0.39 points to end at 10.94 and Turk Hava Yollari AO (IS:THYAO) was down 3.32% or 0.470 points to 13.690.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 209 to 135 and 62 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.29% or 3.75 to $1317.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 1.82% or 0.99 to hit $55.40 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 1.67% or 1.08 to trade at $65.65 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 0.57% to 5.3003, while EUR/TRY rose 0.32% to 5.9715.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 96.953.