BIST 100 index gains 16.2 points at opening session
Turkey’s benchmark stock index opened the week at 2,049.54 points on Monday, rising 16.22 points, or 0.80%, from the previous close.
The BIST 100 index increased by 1.28% on Friday to close the week at t 2,033.32 points, with a daily trading volume of 34.9 billion Turkish liras ($2.5 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was around 13.79 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), versus 13.8080 at the previous close.
The euro/lira exchange rate slightly fell to 15.6200 from 15.6310,while a British pound traded for 18.7400 liras, down from 18.7660.
Brent crude oil was sold for around $81.9 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT).