• İstanbul 14 °C
  • Ankara -2 °C

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul goes up at close

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul goes up at close
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rises 2.04 percent at close, USD/TRY rate stands at 3.65

By Dilara Zengin

ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the day up 2.04 percent at 105,932.25 points with a trade volume of 5.2 billion Turkish liras ($1.4 billion).

Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rose 2,116.20 points, up from 103,816.04 points at close on Wednesday, while the banking and holding sector indices increased 1.68 and 1.67 percent, respectively.

Among all sectors, the basic metal industry sector index was the top performer -- up 4.15 percent -- while the mining sector index suffered the biggest drop, losing 0.17 percent.

Stocks of poultry and feed producer Banvit had the best performance of the day with a 19.98 percent rise, while energy and mining company Ipek Dogal Enerji was the worst performer, with its stocks falling 3.03 percent.

The top five traded shares of the BIST 100 were the national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines (THYAO), oil refinery Tupras (TUPRS), private lender Garanti (GARAN), iron and steel producer Kardemir Karabuk (KRDMD), and another iron and steel producer Eregli Demir Celik (EREGL).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate fell to 3.6590 by 5 p.m. local time (1400GMT) on Thursday, down from 3.6670 at Wednesday's close.

Borsa Istanbul's Gold Exchange index declined by 0.08 percent, while the price of gold per kilogram reached 152,000 Turkish liras ($41,524) as of 4.30 p.m. local time (1330GMT) compared with 151,500 Turkish liras ($41,391) at the close on Wednesday.

source: News Feed
This news is a total 37 time has been read
UYARI: Küfür, hakaret, rencide edici cümleler veya imalar, inançlara saldırı içeren, imla kuralları ile yazılmamış,
Türkçe karakter kullanılmayan ve büyük harflerle yazılmış yorumlar onaylanmamaktadır.
This news yet comment has been added .
Other News
  • Turkish Deputy PM to meet investors in China14 December 2017 Thursday 13:03
  • UPDATE - Turkey may set up industrial zone in Belarus, says min.14 December 2017 Thursday 12:38
  • Turkey's Ziraat Bank secures $600M loan from China14 December 2017 Thursday 10:58
  • Turkey may set up industrial zone in Belarus, says min.14 December 2017 Thursday 10:03
  • Borsa Istanbul up at opening14 December 2017 Thursday 09:58
  • UPDATE - Trump: US tax overhaul 'very close' to reality13 December 2017 Wednesday 23:23
  • US Federal Reserve raises short-term interest rates13 December 2017 Wednesday 22:38
  • Trump: US tax over haul 'very close' to reality13 December 2017 Wednesday 21:23
  • Borsa Istanbul down at close13 December 2017 Wednesday 18:03
  • Turkish marble producers enjoy sales boom13 December 2017 Wednesday 16:03
  • All Rights Reserved © May 2014 US Muslims | Unauthorized and the resources published.
    Haber Scripti: CM Bilişim