Benchmark index slightly falls 4.92 points at opening session
Türkiye’s benchmark stock index opened Thursday at 7,714.90 points, slightly down by 0.06%, or 4.92 points, from the previous close.
On Wednesday, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index ended the day at 7,719.82 points,down 0.82%, with a daily trading volume of 118 billion liras ($4.36 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was 27.0446 as of 9.50 a.m. local time (0650GMT), and the euro/lira exchange rate stood at 28.7983, and a British pound traded for 33.3358 liras.
Brent crude oil was selling for around $92.64 per barrel, while the price of an ounce of gold was $1,948.35.