BIST 100 index, which reached its all-time high with 8,953.08 points in the first half of the day, reached 8,939.72 as of 13:00, with a gain of 96.71 points and 1.09 percent compared to the previous close. Total transaction volume amounted to 56.9 billion lira.
The banking index gained 0.53 percent and the holding index gained 1.1 percent. Among the sector indices, the biggest gainer was food with 2.8 percent, while the biggest loser was insurance with 5.46 percent.
Analysts stated that the signals that economic activity in the USA continues to remain strong continue to remain warm, and this situation caused Fed officials to be cautious in their statements.
On the other hand, the new Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT), Fatih Karahan, stated in his first “Inflation Report” meeting that the reflection of monetary tightness on pricing behavior was stronger than they anticipated.
Stating that the end-of-year inflation forecasts for 2024, 2025 and 2026 are maintained as in the previous report, Karahan noted that the end-of-2024 forecast is 36 percent and the end-of-2025 forecast is 14 percent.
Stating that weekly money and bank statistics in the country and weekly unemployment benefit applications and wholesale goods stocks data in the USA will be followed abroad for the rest of the day, analysts noted that technically, 8,960 and 9,000 points in the BIST 100 index are resistance and 8,750 and 8,620 levels are support. .