Borsa Istanbul up at Friday's opening session

Borsa Istanbul up at Friday's opening session

BIST 100 index earns around 4.5 points from previous close

News Service AA

Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,184.97 points on Friday, increasing 0.38% or 4.54 points from the previous close.

At the previous close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was down 0.74% at 1,180.43 points, with a daily trading volume of 21.2 billion Turkish liras ($2.7 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 7.9440 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), versus 7.9450 at the previous close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped to 9.2920 from 9.3020, while one British pound traded for 10.2600 Turkish liras, down from 10.3100.

One barrel of Brent crude oil sold for around $42.6 as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT).


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