Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Banking, Financials and Basic Metals sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 gained 1.64%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi AS (IS:OTKAR), which rose 6.74% or 5.80 points to trade at 91.85 at the close. Meanwhile, Ihlas Holding AS (IS:IHLAS) added 6.67% or 0.020 points to end at 0.320 and Turkiye Garanti Bankasi (IS:GARAN) was up 6.10% or 0.46 points to 8.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Erbosan Erciyas Boru Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS:ERBOS), which fell 2.82% or 1.65 points to trade at 56.95 at the close. TAV Havalimanlari Holding (IS:TAVHL) declined 2.01% or 0.46 points to end at 22.44 and ODAS Elektrik Uretim Sanayi Ticaret AS (IS:ODAS) was down 1.59% or 0.030 points to 1.860.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 267 to 90 and 46 ended unchanged.
Shares in Erbosan Erciyas Boru Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS:ERBOS) fell to 52-week lows; falling 2.82% or 1.65 to 56.95. Shares in ODAS Elektrik Uretim Sanayi Ticaret AS (IS:ODAS) fell to 52-week lows; down 1.59% or 0.030 to 1.860.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.80% or 10.35 to $1284.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 3.99% or 1.88 to hit $48.97 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 3.72% or 2.08 to trade at $58.03 a barrel.
USD/TRY was down 1.94% to 5.3596, while EUR/TRY fell 1.78% to 6.1153.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 95.667.