World Bulletin / News Desk
On Monday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 rose 605.74 points while the banking and holding sectors rose 0.88 and 0.38 percent, respectively.
Among all sector indices, the mining sector index was the best performer, rising 1.43 percent, while the sports sector index saw the biggest decline, falling 0.81 percent.
On Friday the BIST 100 was down 0.16 percent or 172.49 points to close at 111,099.47 points, with a 5.2 billion Turkish lira ($1.36 billion) trading volume.
The U.S. dollar-Turkish lira rate dropped slightly to 3.8120 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), compared with Friday's closing rate of 3.8180.
The euro-lira rate stood at 4.5260 from last week’s close at 4.5290.
The Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) is due to release the sectoral confidence index on Tuesday, the economic confidence index on Thursday, and foreign trade statistics on Friday, while the Central Bank will release the house price index on Thursday.
Public enterprises on Friday will also release the number of foreign nationals and citizens arriving and leaving the country, monthly money and banking statistics, public net debt stock statistics, Turkey's external debt statistics, and general government debt stock statistics, the last as defined by the European Union.
Ryanair said it has agreed to pay the sum for a majority 75-percent holding in Vienna-based LaudaMotion from the former Formula One motor racing champion.
The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 1.8 percent to close at 7,344.24.
CPI’s 12-month rate in February fell from 3 percent, official data reveals
Cement exports have gone up 6.9 percent to reach around 8 million tons, year-on-year, in 2017
BIST 100 rises 0.51 pct; USD/TRY exchange rate drops and EUR/TRY exchange rate stays
Of the major indices, Facebook weighed most heavily on the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index, which was down 0.9 percent to 7,411.34 about 20 minutes into trading.
Company to release new commercial and defense products, head of company says
EA19's exports and imports rise 9.1 percent and 6.3 percent, respectively, year-on-year in January
Micro Focus warned in a statement that year-on-year revenues had fallen by more than anticipated since January, sending its shares slumping 55.88 percent to 831.40 pence.
Economy minister: Ankara 'absolutely' against Russia's limit on number of companies importing Turkish tomatoes
Turkey's assets abroad climb 2.1 pct at end of January 2018, compared with end-2017, according to Turkish Central Bank
BIST 100 opens 0.04 pct lower, Turkish lira loses value against foreign currencies
Listed shares in BIST 100 rise 0.01 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira rate climbs over 3.90; EUR/TRY stands at 4.80
Turkey bridges Muslim world and West, according to General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions
Britain intends to seek free trade deals with its major trading partners once it leaves the EU, as planned, in March 2019.
Net profits at the group rose 33.1 percent to hit 2.36 billion euros ($2.92 billion), higher than the 2.28 billion predicted by analysts.