World Bulletin / News Desk
The greenback rose against all major currencies on Monday in Asia and the euro/dollar exchange rate fell 0.2 percent to 1.1869 on the global currency market.
In other developments, the market will be watching Brexit talks as British Prime Minister Theresa May has talks with European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker.
In another key European issue, euro-zone finance ministers will select a new president Monday and discuss Greece's bailout review.
In Turkey, the Turkish Statistical Institute revealed that annual inflation for November reached 12.98 percent. The Central Bank's money and exchange rate policy report will be published on Tuesday.
On Thursday, last month’s treasury cash balance will be revealed, followed by figures for October’s industrial production on Friday.
The Turkish lira fall to 3.9390 against the dollar at Monday’s opening, compared to 3.9135 on Friday’s close.
Gold prices were down 0.33 percent at $1,274 per ounce at 0632GMT Monday.
On Friday, Turkey's benchmark stock index closed down 0.41 percent at 103,558,98 points.
The Brent crude oil index hovered over $63.38 per barrel on Monday at 0632GMT.
The ten-year benchmark bond in Turkey was traded at 12.24 percent, 12 base points lower than Friday’s close.
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
BIST 100 slips 0.15 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.0460
BIST 100 rises 0.01 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate drops to 4.0250
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.
Turkey's assets abroad go up 2.4 percent at end of February 2018, compared to end of 2017: Turkish Central Bank
BIST 100 decreases 0.12 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.1020
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.
For Turkey, Germany is a very important, indispensable partner: Turkish Energy Minister Albayrak says in Berlin
BIST 100 rises 0.69 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.0830
The United States, Britain and France carried out attacks at the weekend on alleged chemical weapons facilities, in response to what they say was a toxic gas attack by the Russia-backed Assad regime a week before.
Excluding interest payments, central government budget balance saw surplus of nearly $500M in first quarter of 2018
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.