Ankara -Gold yielded the highest monthly real profit in February, according to the Turkish Statistics Institute on Friday.
February's gold rates were 2.36 percent and 3.33 percent, according to Domestic Producer Price Index (D-PPI) and Consumer Price Index (CPI), respectively.
According to D-PPI, those who invested in the U.S. dollar and euro in February lost 1.95 percent and 1.68 percent, respectively.
Investors who put their money on the stock exchange, deposit interests, and Government Domestic Debt Instruments lost by 5 percent, 0.95 percent and 1.06 percent, respectively.Compared with inflation (CPI), investors of government Domestic Debt Instruments lost by 0.12 percent. U.S. dollar and euro investors lost 1.03 percent and 0.75 percent, respectively. Meanwhile, stock exchange investors and deposit interest investors lost 4.10 percent, and 0.01 percent, respectively.
The February Means of Financial Investment report, titled "Rates of Real Profits," shows that gold was Turkey's highest real profit with rates of 4.68 percent, according to D-PPI and 7.76 percent according to CPI, quarterly. In the same period, investors of the stock exchange lost by 19.90 percent and 17.55 percent according to D-PPI and CPI.The maximum bi-annual real profit rate was realized in the Euro; the real bi-annual profit rate totaled 6.77 percent, according to D-PPI, and 9.49 percent according to CPI.In the same period, Euro stock exchange investors made the highest losses with rates of 18.05 percent and 15.96 percent according to D-PPI and CPI, respectively.The annual real profit rates of the Euro were 13.41 percent and 18.15 percent, according to D-PPI and CPI respectively.