Turkey’s benchmark ISE National 100 Index (XU100) gained 0.4 percent to 59,940.54 at the close in Istanbul.
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Akfen Holding AS (AKFEN) , a builder, added 2.6 percent to 9.54 liras, its biggest gain since April 13. Its unit TAV Insaat and partners may win a contract for the expansion of Abu Dhabi’s international airport, Reuters reported, citing people it didn’t identify.
Turkiye Garanti Bankasi AS (GARAN) , Turkey’s biggest bank by market value, dropped 0.6 percent to 6.66 liras. Profit will suffer as non-performing loans increase this year, Chief Executive Officer Ergun Ozen said in Istanbul today.
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