Turkey’s benchmark ISE National 100 Index fell 1.4 percent to 59,987.73 at the close in Istanbul, declining for a fifth day, its longest losing streak since November.
The following stocks were active. Stock symbols are in parentheses.
Avod Kurtulmus Gida & Tarim Urunleri Sanayi Ticaret AS (AVOD TI), a producer of dried vegetables, surged 12 percent to 2.98 liras after announcing it was planning an initial public offering for unit Hasat Bno Grup Gida.
Kiler Alisveris Hizmetleri Gida Sanayi & Ticaret AS (KILER TI), a discount supermarket chain, plunged 7 percent to 3.33 liras after reporting a loss of 13 million liras ($7.2 million) for 2011 and as parent Kiler Holding AS denied a report published in Haberturk newspaper yesterday that it may put the unit up for sale.
Migros Ticaret AS (MGROS TI), a supermarket chain, fell the most in three months, dropping 3.4 percent to 16.95 liras after reporting a loss of 163.2 million liras for 2011.
Tekfen Holding AS (TKFEN TI), a builder, rose 3.5 percent to 6.46 liras after saying it was invited to sign a contract for a $592-million roads project in Qatar.
Turk Traktor & Ziraat Makineleri AS (TTRAK TI), a tractor and farm equipment manufacturer, fell 2.1 percent to 32.70 liras after UniCredit SpA initiated its coverage of the company with a sell.