Investing.com – Turkey equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Istanbul, the declined 1.38% to hit a new 1-month low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Gozde Girisim Sermayesi Yatirim Ortakligi AS (IS:), which rose 3.56% or 0.180 points to trade at 5.230 at the close. Global Yatirim Holding AS (IS:) added 2.77% or 0.110 points to end at 4.080 and Cemtas Celik Makina Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:) was up 2.42% or 0.110 points to 4.650 in late trade.
Biggest losers included SASA Polyester Sanayi AS (IS:), which lost 13.56% or 2.150 points to trade at 13.700 in late trade. Vestel Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:) declined 9.44% or 1.120 points to end at 10.740 and Karsan Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (IS:) shed 7.76% or 0.180 points to 2.140.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 313 to 62 and 35 ended unchanged on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.04% or 0.50 to $1336.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 2.05% or 1.27 to hit $63.33 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract rose 1.94% or 1.30 to trade at $68.41 a barrel.
USD/TRY was up 0.26% to 4.0561, while EUR/TRY rose 0.56% to 4.9976.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.26% at 89.59.
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