World Bulletin / News Desk
In its opening transactions on the third business day of the week, the BIST 100 index rose by 0.39 percent.
The banking and holding sector indices went up 0.81 percent and 0.07 percent, respectively.
Among all sectors, the banking sector index was the best performer, while the worst performer was non-metal mineral products index, falling by 0.04 percent.
At Tuesday's closing session, the benchmark index was down 335.96 points, or 0.37 percent, to close at 90,904.49 points, with a total trading volume of 5.2 billion Turkish liras (approximately $1.4 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate decreased to 3.6970 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Wednesday, compared with 3.7140 at Tuesday's close.
On Wednesday, there will be no major local data announcements, but the markets will continue to focus on this Sunday’s referendum.
Meanwhile, analysts said investors will follow the U.K.'s unemployment rate and the U.S.' budget balance, which are set to be released on Wednesday as well as geopolitical developments, especially in North Korea and Syria.
Data monitoring company IHS Markit also flagged a slight slowdown in France, where strikes were interrupting a resurgent boom on the back of government reforms.
Treasury reports central government debt stock in March rises around 15 pct year-on-year, reaching nearly $235 billion
Sales to foreigners amounted to 1,827, 15.8 pct rise year-on-year, according to official report
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Fresh hopes that Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un will hold a historic summit within months also provided some much-needed optimism.
The fund cautioned that investors and financial markets expect a steady approach to monetary tightening based on the belief inflation will remain relatively tame.
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Hong Kong and China ended down after fluctuating through the morning on data showing the world's number two economy expanded in January-March at the same rate as the previous three months.
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London's FTSE 100 index fell 0.1 percent to 7,254.83 points, with UK advertising giant WPP diving four percent after chief executive Martin Sorrell resigned over the weekend.