Investing.com – Turkey stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Transport, Banking and Tourism sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 fell 0.96%.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Aksa Enerji Uretim AS (IS:AKSEN), which rose 5.13% or 0.140 points to trade at 2.870 at the close. Meanwhile, Tofas Turk Otomobil Fabrikasi AS (IS:TOASO) added 4.63% or 0.88 points to end at 19.90 and Galatasaray Sportif Sinai ve Ticari Yatirimlar AS (IS:GSRAY) was up 4.03% or 0.06 points to 1.55 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Ipek Dogal Enerji Kaynaklari Arastirma ve Uretim AS (IS:IPEKE), which fell 9.11% or 0.480 points to trade at 4.790 at the close. Koza Anadolu Metal Madencilik Isletmeleri AS (IS:KOZAA) declined 7.71% or 0.450 points to end at 5.390 and Koza Altin Isletmeleri AS (IS:KOZAL) was down 5.52% or 2.81 points to 48.14.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 195 to 162 and 49 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.10% or 1.35 to $1329.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 0.59% or 0.33 to hit $56.31 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.29% or 0.19 to trade at $66.44 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 0.72% to 5.3084, while EUR/TRY rose 0.92% to 6.0027.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 96.640.