Investing.com – Turkey equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Istanbul, the declined 0.28%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Hurriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacilik AS (IS:), which rose 9.35% or 0.130 points to trade at 1.520 at the close. Koza Altin Isletmeleri AS (IS:) added 5.12% or 2.20 points to end at 45.16 and Dogan Sirketler Grubu Holding AS (IS:) was up 4.35% or 0.040 points to 0.960 in late trade.
Biggest losers included ICBC Turkey Bank AS (IS:), which lost 5.33% or 0.290 points to trade at 5.150 in late trade. Bizim Toptan Satis Magazalari AS (IS:) declined 4.85% or 0.33 points to end at 6.48 and Petkim Petrokimya Holding AS (IS:) shed 4.47% or 0.230 points to 4.920.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 212 to 138 and 55 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.19% or 2.40 to $1289.10 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June rose 0.25% or 0.18 to hit $71.67 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 1.17% or 0.93 to trade at $80.21 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 1.16% to 4.4645, while EUR/TRY rose 1.16% to 5.2730.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.10% at 93.36.
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