Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Basic Metals, Holdings&Investments and Textile&Leather sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 gained 1.48%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Halk Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS (IS:HLGYO), which rose 10.45% or 0.070 points to trade at 0.740 at the close. Meanwhile, Koza Anadolu Metal Madencilik Isletmeleri AS (IS:KOZAA) added 7.45% or 0.550 points to end at 7.930 and Eregli Demir ve Celik Fabrikalari TAS (IS:EREGL) was up 5.43% or 0.400 points to 7.760 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Trabzonspor Sportif Yatirim ve Futbol Isletmeciligi Ticaret AS (IS:TSPOR), which fell 4.29% or 0.060 points to trade at 1.340 at the close. Ihlas Holding AS (IS:IHLAS) declined 3.23% or 0.010 points to end at 0.300 and Coca-Cola Icecek AS (IS:CCOLA) was down 2.60% or 0.80 points to 30.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 234 to 133 and 38 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.24% or 3.00 to $1247.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.65% or 0.33 to hit $51.48 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.43% or 0.26 to trade at $60.41 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 0.03% to 5.3502, while EUR/TRY rose 0.02% to 6.0846.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 97.178.