The August futures contract was traded at 7,550.00 in the opening session, 0.2 percent below the previous session’s closing.
The index contract, which followed a buying weighted course yesterday, closed the regular session at 7,564.25 points, 1.2 percent above its previous closing. The index contract fell to 7,558,00 points in the evening session.
Global markets continue to seek direction with mixed signals from companies’ financial results during the ongoing balance sheet season in the US and uncertainties regarding the US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) monetary policy.
Analysts said that after the decline in the number of first-time jobless applicants yesterday, question marks increased more, and the unexpected decline in weekly jobless claims in the USA pointed to a stronger employment report.
In Turkey, according to the communiqué published in the Official Gazette, the obligation to establish required reserves at the rate of 15 percent was imposed on exchange-protected accounts.
Analysts stated that the data agenda is calm at home and abroad today, and noted that 7.600 and 7.700 levels are in the position of resistance and 7.500 and 7.400 points are in the support position in the index contract from a technical point of view.