Turkiye’s Stock Market Finishes the Day with Record-Highs

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index closed the day at an all-time high of 10,895.25 points, marking a 1.45% increase and setting a new record with an intraday peak of 11,088.01 points.

The BIST 100 index rose by 155.68 points from the previous closing, with a total transaction volume reaching 215.5 billion lira.

Market Highlights:

  • Banking Index: Gained 6.05%, making it the most profitable sector of the day.
  • Holding Index: Increased by 2.43%.
  • Sector Performance: Banking sector led gains, while the sports sector saw the most losses with a 3.47% decline.

Analysts attributed the positive divergence of the domestic markets, particularly led by banking stocks, to a generally negative trend in global equity markets. This was influenced by the cautious guidance from US Federal Reserve (Fed) officials.

Key Movements:

  • Yapı ve Kredi Bankası: Speculation about a potential sale to an international buyer pushed its share price up by 9.97%, reaching a ceiling price of ₺37.96.
  • Koç Holding: Shares increased by 7.3%, boosting the company’s market value to over $20 billion.

Upcoming Data and Events:

  • Domestic Agenda: Expected to be calm with no significant data releases.
  • International Focus: Japan’s trade balance, UK inflation, US second-hand housing sales, and the minutes from the Fed’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting.

Technical Outlook:

  • Resistance Levels: 11,250 and 11,500 points.
  • Support Levels: 10,800 and 10,700 points.

Analysts continue to monitor the trends and signals in the market closely, providing insights and updates as the market dynamics evolve.

Source: AA / Prepared by Irem Yildiz

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