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Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul index, Turkish lira rates & brent oil prices at Tuesday opening

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index slightly up from previous close

Turkey’s benchmark stock index opened at 1,442.88 points on Tuesday, up 0.06% or 0.82 points from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was up 0.83% to close Monday at 1,442.06 points, with a daily trading volume of 16.3 billion Turkish liras (nearly $2 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 8.1441 as of 9:30 a.m. local time (0700GMT), up from 8.1200 at Monday’s close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate increased to 9.6000 from 9.5920, while one British pound traded for 11.3200 Turkish liras, compared to 11.3170 at the previous close.

One barrel of Brent oil sold for around $62.82 as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT).


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