Benchmark index gains over 80 points at opening session
Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened Monday at 7,795.01 points, up 1.05%, or 80.64 points, from last week’s close.
Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index closed Friday at a historical-high of 7,714.38 points, soaring 3.67%, with a daily trading volume of 145.9 billion Turkish liras ($5.39 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was 27.0520 as of 10.20 a.m. local time (0720GMT), the euro/lira exchange rate stood at 29.6285, and a British pound traded for 34.3240 Turkish liras.
Brent crude oil was selling for around $86.05 per barrel,while the price of an ounce of gold was $1,944.20.