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Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul down 0.43% at Thursday's close

BIST 100 index loses 6 points from previous close

Ovunc Kutlu   | 23.09.2021
Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul down 0.43% at Thursday's close

ANKARA

Turkey's benchmark stock index closed at 1,401.46 points on Thursday, down 0.43% from the previous close.

Starting the day at 1,409.28 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index lost 6 points from Wednesday's close of 1,407.46 points.

The index's lowest value during the day was 1,394.35 points, while its daily high was 1,417.45 points.

The total market value of the BIST 100 was 1.06 trillion Turkish liras ($122.8 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of over 17.9 billion Turkish liras ($2.06 billion).

A total of 51 stocks on the index rose, 41 fell, and eight remained unchanged compared to Wednesday's close.

The highest trading volumes were posted by private lender Garanti BBVA, national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, and iron and steel producer Eregli.

Shares of fertilizer producer Ege Gubre performed the best, rising 10%, while stocks of conglomerate Bera Holding dropped the most, 3.53%.

One ounce of gold traded for $1,773.50 by market close, down from $1,777.70 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was up 1.4% to $77.25 per barrel as of 6.49 p.m. local time (1549GMT).

Exchange RatesWednesdayThursday
USD/TRY8.64608.7400
EUR/TRY10.151010.2820
GBP/TRY11.827012.0400
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