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Turkey's Borsa Istanbul down 0.45% at Tuesday close

BIST 100 index loses 6.30 points from previous close

Ovunc Kutlu   | 21.09.2021
Turkey's Borsa Istanbul down 0.45% at Tuesday close

ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed at 1,385.61 points on Tuesday, down 0.45% from the previous close.

Starting the day at 1,400.84 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index lost 6.30 points from Monday's close of 1,391.91 points.

The index’s lowest value during the day was 1,383.35 points, while its daily high was 1,403.76 points.

The total market value of the BIST 100 was almost 1.05 trillion Turkish liras ($121 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of more than 12.4 billion Turkish liras ($1.4 billion).

A total of 30 stocks on the index rose, 64 fell, and six remained unchanged compared to Monday’s close.

The highest trading volumes were posted by national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, private lenders Garanti BBVA, and energy giant Tupras.

Shares of cement producer Cimsa performed the best, rising 3.97%, while stocks of investment company Borusan Yatirim ve Pazarlama dropped the most, 3.76%.

One ounce of gold traded for $1,769.90 by market close, up from $1,760.50 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was up 0.26% to $74.11 per barrel as of 6:33 p.m. local time (1533GMT).

Exchange RatesMondayTuesday
USD/TRY8.66608.6570
EUR/TRY10.155010.1530
GBP/TRY11.870010.8460
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