Benchmark index up by over 9 points from previous close
Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened at 2,181.76 points on Tuesday, rising 9.28 points, or 0.43%, from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was down 0.14% to close Monday at 2,172.48 points,with a daily trading volume of 28.4 billion Turkish liras ($1.9 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate inched down to 14.8277 as of 9.54 a.m. local time (0654GMT), from 14.8380 at Monday’s close.
The euro/lira exchange rate also increased to 16.3207 from 16.2810, while a British pound traded for 19.4272 liras, slipping from 19.4590.
Brent crude oil was sold for around $108.91 per barrel as of 09.55 a.m. local time (0655GMT).