Istanbul stock exchange ends week at over 100,000 points
ANKARA/ISTANBUL - Anadolu AgencyTurkey’s benchmark index advanced by 0.25 percent to stand at 100,440.39 points at the close of June 30, marking a 0.80-percent rise compared with last week.
Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index posted its highest “week close” with a 250.08-point increase, while the total trading volume was 4.1 billion Turkish Liras (approximately $1.16 billion).
The banking and holding indices fell by 0.47 percent and 0.09 percent respectively. Among all sectors, the mining sector was the best performer - up 2.92 percent - while the leasing factoring index suffered the biggest decline, down 1.83 percent.
The index’s top five stocks by transaction volume were national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, private lenders Garanti and Akbank, followed by mining company Koza and iron-steel producer Ereğli.
Shares of Yataş Bedding (YATAS), a prominent bedding and furniture manufacturer, were the top gainer with a 4.55-percent rise. Stocks of Çelebi Hava Servisi, which provides integrated ground services at airports, were the worst performer, falling 2.30 percent.