Turkish stock exchange up at open

Türkiye’s benchmark stock index opened Friday at 7,256.57
points, up by 0.49%, or 35.06 points, from Thursday’s close,
Azernews reports, citing Yeni Safak.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index closed Thursday at 7,221.51
points, falling 0.51%, with a daily trading volume of 144.5 billion
liras ($5.3 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was 26.9890 as of 09.40
a.m. local time (0640GMT), the euro/lira exchange rate stood at
29.5520, and a British pound traded for 34.3180 Turkish liras.

Brent crude oil was selling for around $85.17 per barrel, while
the price of an ounce of gold was $1,968.20.

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