World Bulletin / News Desk
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 rose 364.39 points from Wednesday’s close of 112,149.71 points.
The banking and holding sectors increased 0.44 and 0.09 percent, respectively.
Among all sector indices, the electricity sector index was the best performer, rising 1.73 percent, while the textile leather sector index was the sole loser, falling 0.23 percent.
The U.S. dollar fell to 3.8180 Turkish liras at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), compared with Wednesday's closing rate of 3.8240.
The euro-lira rate rose to 4.5590 from Wednesday’s close at 4.5510.
The price of Brent oil stood at $66.17 per barrel as of 10.10 a.m. local time (0710GMT) Thursday, compared with its previous of $65.99 Wednesday evening.
Meanwhile, economic confidence in Turkey slipped to 95 points in December, down 3 percent, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said on Thursday.
Eurostat says inflation down 0.1 percentage point from November
Some 10.74 million vehicles from VW or its subsidiaries ranging from Porsche and Audi to Skoda and Seat rolled out of dealerships last year -- an increase of 4.3 percent over the previous year, the carmaker said.
The publication cited an anonymous source close to regulators tackling online finance risks.
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BIST 100 up 0.18 percent while USD/TRY exchange rate climbs over 3.8
Unemployment rate in October fell 1.5 percentage point year-on-year, says TurkStat
BIST 100 drops 0.31 percent to open at 114,286.27 points on Monday, US dollar decreases to 3.75 Turkish liras
U.S. Treasury Secretary says he wants to make sure bitcoin does not become a ‘digital Swiss bank account’
About 12 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 25,675.70, up 0.4 percent.
BIST 100 rises 0.30 percent to open at 115,062.79 points on Friday, US dollar/lira, euro/lira exchange rates go down
Food Price Index gains 8.2 percent year-on-year in 2017, reaching highest annual average since 2014
Gas prices also rising in US, forecast to hit highest levels since 2014
BIST 100 rises 0.65 percent to open at 114,329.36 points on Thursday
‘We think the recovery is firm and the momentum is there says World Bank Development Prospects Group Director
Fiscal, monetary policies pushed economy 'to a much stronger-than-expected rebound in growth,' bank says