BIST 100 index gains over 12 points from previous close
Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened at 2,092.07 points on Wednesday, up nearly 12.70 points, or 0.61%, from the previous close.
The BIST 100 index was down 0.44% to close Tuesday at 2,079.38 points, with a daily trading volume of more than 33.1 billion Turkish liras ($2.2 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 14.7550 as of 10.09 a.m. local time (0709GMT), up from Tuesday’s close of 14.6550.
The euro/lira exchange rate also increased to 16.2000 from 16.0960,while one British pound traded for 19.2652 liras, up from 19.2000.
The price of Brent crude oil climbed nearly 2.1% to $102.5 per barrel.