Investing.com – Turkey stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Basic Metals, Food&Beverages and Industrials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 rose 1.69% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Vakif Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS (IS:VKGYO), which rose 12.95% or 0.250 points to trade at 2.180 at the close. Meanwhile, Kardemir Karabuk Demir Celik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS Class D (IS:KRDMD) added 6.73% or 0.150 points to end at 2.380 and Eregli Demir ve Celik Fabrikalari TAS (IS:EREGL) was up 6.05% or 0.450 points to 7.890 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were ODAS Elektrik Uretim Sanayi Ticaret AS (IS:ODAS), which fell 3.72% or 0.070 points to trade at 1.810 at the close. Fenerbahce Futbol AS (IS:FENER) declined 2.60% or 0.19 points to end at 7.11 and Koza Altin Isletmeleri AS (IS:KOZAL) was down 2.26% or 1.25 points to 53.95.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 265 to 95 and 46 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.68% or 8.85 to $1283.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 3.26% or 1.70 to hit $53.77 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 2.66% or 1.63 to trade at $62.81 a barrel.
USD/TRY was down 0.27% to 5.3288, while EUR/TRY fell 0.49% to 6.0577.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.23% at 95.933.