Turkey’s benchmark ISE National 100 Index gained for a fourth day, adding 0.3 percent to 52,331.14 at 11:49 p.m. in Istanbul.
The following stocks were active. Stock symbols are in parentheses.
Denizbank AS (DENIZ TI), Dexia SA’s unit in Turkey, added 2 percent to 12.60 liras on a report Dexia is in final stages of talks with Qatar National Bank SAQ to sell the unit.
Emlak Konut Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS (EKGYO TI), Turkey’s largest real estate company, gained 1.5 percent to 2 liras after saying it increased revenue last year to 3.23 billion liras ($1.7 billion) from 2.1 billion liras in 2010.
Koza Altin Isletmeleri AS (KOZAL TI), a gold miner, dropped 3.3 percent to 26.40 liras after announcing its resources and reserves today. Resources increased 13 percent in 2011, while reserves rose 23 percent, the company said.
Vestel Elektronik Sanayi & Ticaret AS (VESTL TI), an electronics producer, jumped 6.2 percent to 2.06 liras. The company targets 15 percent sales growth in 2012, is considering a bid to build smart tablets for schools and may buy a brand abroad, Chief Executive Officer Omer Yungul said at a news conference today in Istanbul.