Turkey’s BIST 100 index up at open

BIST 100 index gains some 20 points from previous close

Turkey’s benchmark stock index opened at 2,013.97 points on Tuesday, up 10.77 points, or 0.54%, from its previous close.

The BIST 100 index climbed by 20.02 points, or 1.01%, from its Monday close of 2,003.20 points, with a daily trading volume of 28.87 billion Turkish liras ($1.8 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped to 13.3733 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) from 13.4100.

The euro/lira exchange rate stood at 15.0185 versus 15.0010,while a British pound traded for 17.9784 liras, down from 18.0600.

Brent crude oil sold for around $89.4 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT).


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