World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and holding sector indices increased 0.50 percent and 0.24 percent, respectively.
Among all sectors, the metal products machinery sector index was the best performer, rising 0.97 percent, while the investment trusts sector index started the day with the biggest fall, losing 0.15 percent.
The BIST 100 was up 1,432.80 points -- 1.42 percent -- to 102,651.10 points at close on Thursday. The day’s trading volume was 5 billion Turkish liras (around $1.4 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was stable at 3.5620 liras to the dollar at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Friday, compared with 3.5650 at Thursday’s close.
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
BIST 100 drops 0.18 percent to open at 114,812.31 points on Wednesday
Amazon founder’s fortune grew to $105.1 billion after company’s shares increase again
BIST 100 index up 0.01 pct; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate drops to 3.7470
BIST 100 gains 0.75 percent; US dollar-Turkish lira exchange rate hovers at around 3.74; euro-lira rate falls to 4.49
From clampdowns to a warm embrace, regulators in Asia have taken very different approaches to dealing with the bitcoin phenomenon. Here are the developments in a few key markets