At the opening, the BIST 100 index rose to 8,035.05 points, with an increase of 34.59 points and a gain of 0.43 percent compared to the previous closing.
The banking index increased by 0.16 percent and the holding index increased by 0.66 percent. Among the sector indices, the one that gained the most was stone and soil with 2.02 percent, and the one that lost the most was securities investment trust with 1.82 percent.
BIST 100 index, which followed a buying-oriented trend yesterday, completed the day at 8,000.46 points with a 3.64 percent gain in value.
Analysts stated that a positive trend was observed in global equity markets on the last trading day of the week, when the monetary policy decisions of major central banks were announced and there was an intense data agenda, and said that the leading Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) data to be announced worldwide today has become the focus of investors.
Analysts stated that although the US Federal Reserve (Fed) kept the policy rate constant in line with expectations, it signaled that it may increase interest rates for the rest of the year, and reminded that Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said that inflation still has a long way to go before inflation approaches the target.
Analysts noted that, according to data announced yesterday in the USA, the number of people applying for weekly unemployment benefits decreased to 201 thousand, the lowest level since March, and stated that the labor market remained solid.
On the other hand, the US 10-year treasury bond rate rose to its highest level since October 2007 with 4.51 percent, while the 2-year bond rate exceeded 5.2 percent and tested its highest level since July 2006. .
Stating that today, the financial services confidence index in the country and the leading PMI data around the world will be followed, analysts noted that technically, the 8,100 and 8,200 levels in the BIST 100 index are resistance, while the 8,000 and 7,900 points are support.