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.
13 terrorists killed, 2 captured, 6 surrendered on March 12-19, says Interior Ministry
Hasan Celal Guzel passes away in hospital in Ankara where he was receiving treatment
Event marked historic 1915 victory and told American public about Turkey, says head of Yunus Emre Institute in the US
Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says security and humanitarian aid operations are in progress in northwestern Syria
Erdogan says ‘terror wave against Turkey’ is nothing more than efforts of reviving Canakkale campaign century after
Red Crescent president says aid agency is building on its capacity to meet today’s needs and be fit for future trends
Binali Yildirim describes motion calling on Turkey to withdraw troops from Syria's Afrin as an 'eclipse of reason'
Prosecutors demand up to 35-year jail term for Pastor Brunson for allegedly committing crimes for terror groups
Turkey-backed forces cut off main highway between Afrin city center and western Mabatli town
Migrants were attempting to travel to Europe using illegal routes
Suspects were insulting Turkish president, spreading terror propaganada
3,569 terrorists 'neutralized' since start of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin, says Turkish president
Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin is continuing successfully: Gen. Hulusi Akar
Turkey is an important NATO ally, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tells Turkish president
Sahin Alpay is freed under judicial control with international travel ban and house arrest
Turkish president says if US wants to cooperate with Turkey against terror it must remove terrorists from east of Euphrates