World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and holding indices went up 0.15 and 0.20 percent, respectively.
Among all sectors, the food and beverage sector index saw the biggest rise -- up 0.99 percent -- while the technology index saw the biggest fall, dropping 0.56 percent.
At the close on Friday, the BIST 100 was down 486.70 points -- 0.46 percent -- to 104,539.41 points. The day’s trading volume was 5 billion liras ($1.27 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was flat at 3.9380 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630 GMT) Monday, compared with Friday's close at 3.9390.
The lira lost value against the euro, with the EUR/TRY rate rising to 4.7000 on Monday morning, up from 4.6880 at the close on Friday.
Brent oil rose to $63.83 per barrel at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630 GMT) on Monday, compared to $63.47 per barrel on Friday.
On the domestic market, October tourist arrivals will be announced on Wednesday by the Turkish Tourism Ministry.
On Thursday, October's final foreign trade statistics will be announced by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat)
Also on Thursday, the Turkish Central Bank will release its Financial Stability Report, laying out the bank’s assessment of financial risks in the business sectors and the non-financial sector’s exposure to forex risks and policy measures to deal with it.
Externally, investors will focus on German political leaders’ next move, especially the Social Democrats and whether they will give Chancellor Angela Merkel a last chance to set up a government or if early polls are in the offing.
The Social Democrats agreed on Friday to hold talks with Merkel on renewing the outgoing coalition government
Moreover, U.S. inflation figures will be announced on Thursday, along with personal income and spending reports for October.
On eve of Election Day, Devlet Bahceli also warns of economic attacks and international conspiracies against Turkey
Operations were carried out in Turkish provinces of Gaziantep, Mugla, Osmaniye, Tekirdag, Nevsehir, and Istanbul
Binali Yildirim slams opposition for raising questions over security arrangements
Turkish president slams opposition presidential candidate for saying he will sleep outside top electoral body
Nearly $60M invested to organize anti-narcotic operations in 5 years, says minister
Turkish premier stresses stability, confidence in country for continued investments
Chairman of main opposition party says Turkey has to produce added-value goods
Muharrem Ince says he will establish ministry of industry, entrepreneurship
Observers from Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe plan to create chaos in Turkey, say security sources
Okkes Tetik was arrested in western Sakarya province
Turkish president speaks two days ahead of elections in joint broadcast of TRT channels
Raids take place in Turkey's provinces of Van, Hatay, Adana, Diyarbakir and Istanbul
Journalists from 34 countries receive accreditation from Directorate General of Press and Information for June 24 elections
No causalities reported so far from quake in Van province
Turkish justice minister also says reduction in number of ministries will enable faster services to citizens
First patrols by both Turkish and US troops in region began on June 18 and the second patrols on June 20