Investing.com – Turkey stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Telecoms, Basic Metals and Leasing&Factoring sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 fell 0.03%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were TAV Havalimanlari Holding (IS:TAVHL), which rose 6.73% or 1.50 points to trade at 23.78 at the close. Meanwhile, Celebi Hava Servisi AS (IS:CLEBI) added 4.60% or 2.75 points to end at 62.55 and Hurriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacilik AS (IS:HURGZ) was up 3.26% or 0.030 points to 0.950 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Ihlas Holding AS (IS:IHLAS), which fell 8.57% or 0.030 points to trade at 0.320 at the close. Banvit Bandirma Vitaminli Yem Sanayi AS (IS:BANVT) declined 3.83% or 0.430 points to end at 10.800 and Ulker Biskuvi Sanayi AS (IS:ULKER) was down 3.25% or 0.48 points to 14.28.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 224 to 123 and 60 ended unchanged.
Shares in Celebi Hava Servisi AS (IS:CLEBI) rose to all time highs; up 4.60% or 2.75 to 62.55.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.63% or 8.05 to $1277.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 3.86% or 1.80 to hit $44.81 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 3.44% or 1.90 to trade at $53.39 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 0.01% to 5.2808, while EUR/TRY rose 0.62% to 6.0335.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.38% at 96.215.