Turkey's benchmark stock index rose slightly 0.08%, or 92.81 points, on Thursday to start the fourth transaction day of the week at 119,288.90 points.
At Wednesday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was down 0.32% at 119,196.09 points, with a daily trading volume of 11.4 billion Turkish liras ($1.9 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.0900 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Thursday, versus 6.0780 at the previous close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 6.5730, compared to 6.5590, and one British pound traded for 7.8780 Turkish liras. It was 7.9060 at Wednesday's close.
One barrel of Brent crude oil sold for around $59.30 as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT) on Thursday.