The June futures contract was traded at 5.175.00 level in the opening session, 0.3 percent above the previous normal session closing.
The index contract, which followed a fluctuating course in the 5.070-5260 band yesterday, closed the normal session at 5,161.25 points, 0.2 percent below its previous closing. The index contract rose to 5,171.75 points in the evening session.
Analysts stated that although the concerns about the debt limit crisis in the USA eased in global stock markets, the search for direction in asset prices continued, adding that today’s intense data agenda around the world has been placed in the focus of investors.
While US President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy continued their discussions on the debt limit crisis, the selling pressure in the markets eased when the two announced that they agreed that defaulting was not an option.
Analysts stated that today, the financial services confidence index in the country, the manufacturing industry and service sector Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) abroad, and the new home sales data in the USA will be followed, technically, the 5.200 and 5.300 levels in the index contract are resistance, 5.100 and 5.000. He noted that the score is in the support position.