Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Sports, Telecoms and Metal Products&Machinery sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 gained 1.26%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Galatasaray Sportif Sinai ve Ticari Yatirimlar AS (IS:GSRAY), which rose 7.44% or 0.09 points to trade at 1.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Besiktas Futbol Yatirimlari Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:BJKAS) added 5.70% or 0.090 points to end at 1.670 and Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS ORD (IS:TCELL) was up 5.60% or 0.66 points to 12.44 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Goltas Goller Bolgesi Cimento Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:GOLTS), which fell 7.12% or 0.82 points to trade at 10.70 at the close. Cemtas Celik Makina Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:CEMTS) declined 4.12% or 0.240 points to end at 5.590 and Erbosan Erciyas Boru Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS:ERBOS) was down 3.95% or 2.25 points to 54.70.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 226 to 124 and 55 ended unchanged.
Shares in Goltas Goller Bolgesi Cimento Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:GOLTS) fell to 5-year lows; losing 7.12% or 0.82 to 10.70. Shares in Erbosan Erciyas Boru Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS:ERBOS) fell to 52-week lows; falling 3.95% or 2.25 to 54.70.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.30% or 3.90 to $1289.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 3.79% or 1.82 to hit $49.78 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 3.19% or 1.82 to trade at $58.88 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 1.10% to 5.3885, while EUR/TRY rose 1.69% to 6.1779.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.48% at 95.292.