Turkish benchmark stock index opens week on high note

BIST 100 rises 30.45 points at opening session on Monday

Türkiye’s benchmark stock index opened Monday at 8,056.72 points, up by 0.38% or 30.45 points, from the previous close.

On Friday, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index closed at 8,026.27 points, up by 0.98%, with a daily trading volume of 81 billion Turkish liras ($2.8 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was 28.9412 as of 10.00 a.m. local time (0700GMT), while the euro/lira rate stood at 31.4713, and a British pound traded for 36.6787 Turkish liras.

Brent crude oil was selling for around $78.12 per barrel,while the price of an ounce of gold was $2,095.20.

Source: aa

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