Turkiye’s Borsa Istanbul up at weekly open

BIST 100 index gains 4.6 points at opening session versus Friday’s close

Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened at 2,521.17 points on Monday, up by 0.18%, or 4.61 points, from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was up 0.21% to 2,516.56 points at Friday’s close, with a daily trading volume of 28.5 billion liras ($1.6 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 17.7994 as of 10.03 a.m.local time (0703GMT) from 17.7220 at the previous close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate increased to 17.1495 from 18.1290, while a British pound traded for 21.3426 Turkish liras, down from 21.4220 at the previous close.

Brent crude oil was selling for around $97.48 per barrel, while the price of an ounce of gold was $1,723.35.


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