Investing.com – Turkey stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Technology, Transport and Real Estate Investments sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 lost 1.65% to hit a new 3-months low.
The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Soda Sanayi AS (IS:SODA), which rose 3.79% or 0.270 points to trade at 7.400 at the close. Meanwhile, Koza Altin Isletmeleri AS (IS:KOZAL) added 2.79% or 1.40 points to end at 51.55 and BIM Birlesik Magazalar AS (IS:BIMAS) was up 1.71% or 1.45 points to 86.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Turk Telekomunikasyon AS (IS:TTKOM), which fell 6.37% or 0.24 points to trade at 3.53 at the close. Ihlas Holding AS (IS:IHLAS) declined 6.25% or 0.020 points to end at 0.300 and Is Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS (IS:ISGYO) was down 5.77% or 0.060 points to 0.980.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 316 to 64 and 26 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.52% or 6.70 to $1290.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.82% or 0.38 to hit $46.16 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.05% or 0.03 to trade at $54.88 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 2.01% to 5.5002, while EUR/TRY rose 2.45% to 6.2650.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.52% at 95.922.