BIST 100 index gained 0.30 percent in the first half of the day, reaching 1,424.19 points.
Moving in an upward trend in the first half of the day, the BIST 100 index rose to 1.424.19 as of 13:45, with an increase of 4.19 points compared to the previous close. Total transaction volume was realized at the level of 8.7 billion liras.
In the first half, the banking index gained 0.71 percent and the holding index gained 0.40 percent. Among the industry indices, the metal main industry earned the most with 2.08 percent, and the financial leasing and factoring fell the most with 4.42 percent.
Analysts reported that the share markets maintained their upward trend before the interest rate decision of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) to be announced at 14:00.
Noting that abroad, with the interest rate decision of the Bank of England (BoE), the data agenda, especially weekly unemployment applications in the USA, will be monitored, analysts said that in the BIST 100 index, 1,440 points are in the resistance position, 1,390 and 1,340 levels are in the support position.
All economists who participated in the expectation survey of AA Finans regarding the CBRT’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting estimate that the one-week repo auction rate (policy interest) will be kept constant. The policy rate was kept constant at 19 percent at the Monetary Policy Committee meeting in April.