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.
Among migrants are Syrians, Palestinians, Bangladeshis, Afghans, Indians, Iranians, Iraqis and Sri Lankans
Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu says weapons sent to Middle East will 'increase pain'
Turkish president calls on NATO to fulfill its responsibilities
Photo of blindfolded youth has become symbol of Palestinian opposition to US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Suspects have been accused of making propaganda for terror group on social media
Gen. Hulusi Akar will attend 178th Military Committee in Chiefs of Defense Session at NATO headquarters in Brussels
Nationalist Movement Party leader calls on government to destroy sources of terror
More restrictions on United Nations Relief and Works Agency budget will negatively affect 5M Palestinians: Foreign Ministry
Ismail Kahraman in Tehran asserts significance of unity between both countries
Murat Kocabicak sentenced to 9 years in jail for his links to Fetullah Terrorist Organization
Resat Karabalik was so-called commander in eastern Van province
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attending inauguration ceremony of Turkish Consulate General in Canada
The company will almost double its investments in 2018 on TurkStream compared to last year
One of the suspects was allegedly plotting a bomb attack, police official says
Syrian woman, 10-months old baby boy killed in northwestern Sakarya province in 2017