While the BIST 100 index increased by 144.66 points compared to the previous close, the total transaction volume stood at TL 54 billion.
Banking index 1.53 percent, holding index gained 3.44 percent. Among the sector indices, transportation was the highest earner with 5.60 percent, and the only loser was sports with 0.82 percent.
Analysts stated that the search for direction in the markets continues with the concerns that the slowing economic activity in the global stock markets and the increasing oil prices may hinder the fight against inflation, and emphasized that Borsa Istanbul is positively differentiated.
Analysts, who said that uncertainties about economic activity increased as factory orders in the USA decreased by 0.7 percent in February, above market expectations, said that the data agenda will be calm tomorrow. In , ADP said that private sector employment will come to the fore.
Analysts noted that, technically, the 4,900 and 5,000 levels in the BIST 100 index are in the resistance position, and the 4,800 and 4,750 points are in the support position.