Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul up at open


Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose by 0.25% or 236.46 points to open at 94,339.53 points Tuesday.

On Monday, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index increased by 0.31% to close at 94,103.07 points with a daily trading volume of 6.84 billion Turkish liras ($1.17 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 5.7890 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), compared to Monday’s closing rate of 5.7810.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate remained unchanged at 6.5350 compared to the previous close.

One British pound traded for 7.3410 Turkish liras, as the GBP/TRY exchange rate was 7.3640 at market close on Monday.

The price of Brent oil was around $62.59 per barrel as of 10.00 a.m. local time (0700GMT) on Tuesday.

Source: AA