• İstanbul 20 °C
  • Ankara 20 °C

UPDATE - Turkish stocks up 0.25% at weekly close

UPDATE - Turkish stocks up 0.25% at weekly close
BIST 100 index surges 247.43 points from Thursday's close, USD/TRY exchange rate stands around 5.86

UPDATES WITH MORE DAILY FIGURES

By Muhammed Ali Gurtas

ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index ended the week up 0.25% to close at 99,027.82 points on Friday.

Starting the last business day of the week at 99,231.71 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index surged 247.43 points from 98,780.38 points at Thursday's close.

On a weekly basis, the benchmark index posted a 4.28% drop this week. At the beginning of this year, the BIST 100 stood around 89,000 points.

During Friday trading, the BIST 100 hovered between 98,775.58 points and 99,782.66 points -- 63 stocks on the index rose, 32 fell, and five were flat compared to the previous close.

Closing the week with a market value of around 665 billion Turkish liras ($113 billion), the benchmark index posted a daily trading volume of 8.02 billion Turkish liras ($1.37 billion).

By market capitalization, Turkish conglomerate Koc Holding ($7.91 billion), private lenders Garanti BBVA ($6.67 billion) and Akbank ($6.40 billion) were the top companies of BIST 100.

Shares of national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, Garanti BBVA, and Akbank recorded the highest trading volumes -- accounting for 42.7% of the benchmark index's total trade volume.

Stocks of conglomerate Metro Holding (METRO) climbed the most with a 12.63% hike, while shares of food industry company Tukas Gida (TUKAS) dropped the most for the second day in a row, falling 11.34%.

An ounce of gold sold for $1,498.75 at the weekly close in Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets, versus $1,504.00 at the previous close.

The price of Brent oil was $60.45 per barrel as of 6.30 p.m. local time (1530GMT) on Friday -- with a day range of $59.22 to $60.64.

At the beginning of 2019, a barrel of Brent oil sold for around $53.

Exchange RatesThursdayFriday
USD/TRY5.8810
5.8620
EUR/TRY6.4890
6.4810
GBP/TRY7.2060
7.4540


source: News Feed
This news is a total 11 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
All Rights Reserved © May 2014 US Muslims | Unauthorized and the resources published.
Haber Scripti: CM Bilişim