Turkiye’s Borsa Istanbul up at midweek open

Benchmark index gains over 25 points in opening session

Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened Wednesday at 4,931.72 points, up 0.51%, or 25.09 points, from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index closed Tuesday at 4,906.63 points,falling 1.38%, with a daily trading volume of 62 billion Turkish liras ($3.25 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was at 19.0365 as of 9.55 a.m. local time (0655GMT), the euro/lira exchange rate stood at 20.4918, while a British pound traded for 23.2883 Turkish liras.

Brent crude oil was selling for around $74.81 per barrel, while the price of an ounce of gold was $1,944.50.


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