In Stock Exchange Istanbul, foreign investors realized limited sales even in March after purchases in the first two months of the year.
According to Borsa Istanbul data, the foreign investors, who are on the buyer side in the first two months of 2017, made net sales in March.
The foreign investor realized net sales of 48 million dollars in March. Thus, the net purchase amount realized by foreign investors since the beginning of the year has been decreased to 922 million dollars. Foreign investors bought $ 816 million in January and $ 154 million in February.
On the other hand, in the Stock Exchange Istanbul, the BIST 100 index rose 1.68 percent in TL terms versus 1.80 percent in dollar terms versus foreign investors’ sales last month.
Foreigners Sell Mostly Halkbank Shares
Foreign investors preferred Garanti Bank’s shares last month with a net purchase of $ 43.1 million, while Halkbank was the biggest shareholder with a net purchase of $ 76.2 million.
Among the shares most foreign investors bought in March were Tekfen Holding with Garanti Bank’s $ 41.9 million, Is Bank (C) with $ 34 million, BIM stores with $ 28.6 million and Petkim with $ 23.7 million He watched.
Following the Halkbank, foreign investors sold the most common shares in the month of March, namely Emlak Konut Real Estate Investment Trust with 54.8 million dollars, Haci Omer Sabanci Holding with 26.8 million dollars and Akbank with 22.6 million dollars.