While the BIST 100 index increased by 44.41 points compared to the previous close, the total transaction volume stood at TL 48.5 billion.
The banking index rose 2.97 percent and the holding index rose 1.56 percent. Among the sector indices, financial leasing factoring gained the most with 5.13 percent, and mining with 9.46 percent lost the most.
Analysts said that after the annual inflation in the USA increased by 8.5 percent in July, rising below expectations, the risk appetite in the stock markets increased with the expectation that the US Federal Reserve (Fed) might ease in its “hawk” monetary policies.
Stating that sector and share-based divergences may continue due to the announced company financial results, analysts noted that technically, the level of 2.850 in the BIST 100 index is in the position of resistance, while the levels of 2.800 and 2.780 points are in the support position.
Analysts stated that the current account balance in the country and the Producer Price Index (PPI) data in the USA will be followed tomorrow.