Turkiye’s benchmark stock index down at Friday close

BIST 100 falls over 7 points from previous close

Turkiye’s benchmark stock index Borsa Istanbul on Friday fell 0.31% to close at 2,458.72 points.

After starting the day at 2,453.69 points, the BIST 100 index went down 7.54 points from Thursday’s close of 2,466.26 points.

During the day’s trading, the index hovered between 2,433.32 and 2,470.61 points 49 stocks on the index rose, and 47 fell, compared to the previous close.

It closed the day with a market value of around 2 trillion Turkish liras ($133.7 billion) and a daily trading volume of 39.5 billion Turkish liras ($2.6 billion).

Shares of national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, glass maker Sise, and oil refiner Tupras posted the highest trading volumes.

Formation technologies firm Indeks Bilgisayar posted the largest gain, with its shares up 6.97%, while energy company Odas suffered the most, going down 5.26%.

One ounce of gold traded for $1,909.00 by market close, down from $1,920.95, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was up 2.19% to $113.37 per barrel as of 6.12 p.m. local time (1512GMT).

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