Turkiye’s BIST 100 index up at Wednesday open

BIST 100 index gains over 24 points from previous close

Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened at 2,036.27 points on Wednesday, up nearly 25 points, or 1.24%, from the previous close.

The BIST 100 index was up 0.7% to close Tuesday at 2,011.35 points, with a daily trading volume of 37.4 billion Turkish liras ($2.6 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 14.5802 as of 10.09 a.m. local time (0709GMT), up from Tuesday’s close of 14.5340.

The euro/lira exchange rate rose to 15.9308 from 15.8540, while one British pound traded for 19.1272 liras up from 19.0990 on Tuesday.

The price of Brent crude oil was up nearly 2% to $130.5 per barrel.


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