Turkey’s benchmark ISE National 100 Index fell 0.3 percent to 62,472.82 at the close in Istanbul, breaking two days of gains.
The following shares were active. Stock symbols are in parentheses.
Banvit Bandirma Vitaminli Yem Sanayii AS (BANVT TI), a Turkish poultry producer, climbed as much as 1.7 percent before paring gains to 0.7 percent at 4.12 liras after announcing it will set up a company in the United Arab Emirates to market its products in Gulf countries.
Goldas Kuyumculuk AS (GOLDS TI), a Turkish producer of gold and silver jewelry, rose 1.8 percent to 0.56 liras after saying its owner Yalinkaya Group started cooperation talks with London-based Delamore & Owl Group of Companies.
Mepet Metro Petrol & Tesisleri Sanayi & Ticaret AS (MEPET TI), a fuel retailer, rose the most in almost six weeks, gaining 3.7 percent to 1.67 liras after saying it plans a gas station, shopping mall, hotel and mosque project in Saudi Arabia with a partner.