World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey's benchmark stock index BIST 100 rose 0.24 percent or 290.11 points to open at 119,334.49 points on Friday.
The banking and holding sector indices were up 0.25 percent and 0.20 percent, respectively.
Among all sector indices, the metal products machinery sector index was the best performer, gaining 0.89 percent, while the textile and leather sector index saw the biggest decline, falling 0.29 percent.
Turkey's benchmark stock index closed Thursday down 0.41 percent at 119,044.38 points with a 7.2 billion Turkish lira ($1.91 billion) trade volume.
The USD/Turkish lira rose slightly to 3.7470 at 9.45 a.m. local time (0645GMT) on Friday, compared with the previous day's closing rate of 3.7450.
The euro/lira rate went up slightly to 4.6820 from Thursday's close of 4.6800.
Brent oil rose to $69.89 per barrel at 10.06 a.m. local time (0706GMT) compared with $69.65 at Thursday's close.
Salt Lake storage facility aims to have capacity of 5.4 billion cubic meters by 2023
BIST 100 falls 0.50 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.7560
Treasury reports central government debt stock in April rises 15.8 pct year-on-year, reaching $226.8 billion
Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom spoke ahead of talks of the EU's 28 trade ministers to discuss an attempt to woo the US away from punishing steel and aluminium tariffs and win Europe a similar break as handed China.
BIST 100 rises 0.45 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.5760
Sberbank of Russia will cease to be shareholder in Denizbank, fifth-largest private bank in Turkey
Assets abroad up 1.1 percent March 2018 end, from end of 2017, says Turkish Central Bank
BIST 100 falls 0.24 pct; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.5500
His comments came after a joint statement issued in Washington said Beijing had agreed to reduce its trade deficit, "significantly" increasing purchases of American goods.
Euro area goods trade surplus reaches over $60B, EU28 deficit at $7.5B, official figures show
Property sales in April down 9.9 pct year-on-year, according to official data; sales to foreigners surge 25.8 pct
European stock markets meanwhile rose as the euro weakened against the dollar, but Wall Street pulled back in early New York trading.
BIST 100 climbs 0.44 pct; foreign currency exchange rates rise against lira
Banks' total assets reach over $42 billion as of March