Investing.com – Turkey stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Transport, Technology and Food&Beverages sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 lost 0.11%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Zorlu Enerji Elektrik Uretim AS (IS:ZOREN), which rose 5.80% or 0.080 points to trade at 1.460 at the close. Meanwhile, Tofas Turk Otomobil Fabrikasi AS (IS:TOASO) added 5.62% or 1.12 points to end at 21.06 and Yazicilar Holding AS (IS:AGHOL) was up 5.53% or 0.67 points to 12.79 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Karsan Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:KARSN), which fell 7.59% or 0.120 points to trade at 1.460 at the close. Koza Anadolu Metal Madencilik Isletmeleri AS (IS:KOZAA) declined 5.63% or 0.400 points to end at 6.710 and Koza Altin Isletmeleri AS (IS:KOZAL) was down 4.45% or 2.50 points to 53.65.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 193 to 163 and 53 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.87% or 11.45 to $1326.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 1.79% or 0.97 to hit $55.20 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 1.06% or 0.65 to trade at $62.19 a barrel.
USD/TRY was down 0.90% to 5.1770, while EUR/TRY fell 0.95% to 5.9389.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 95.105.