Turkiye’s BIST 100 index up at Thursday’s open

Index gains 20.5 points from previous close

Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened at 2,480.92 points on Thursday, gaining 20.49 points, or 0.83%, from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was down 0.14% to close Wednesday at 2,460.43 points, with a daily trade volume of 62 billion Turkish liras ($4.25 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 14.6036 as of 10.05 a.m. local time (0705GMT), up from 14.5950 at the midweek close.

The euro/lira exchange rate rose to 15.9415 from 15.8130, while a British pound traded for 19.1945 liras, up from 19.0550 at the previous close.

Brent crude oil was sold for around $107.4 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time, while the ounce price of gold was at $1,973.50.


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