World Bulletin / News Desk
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rose 482.08 points in the opening session. On Friday the index was down 0.31 percent to close at 109,330.17 points, with a 6.1 billion Turkish liras ($1.57 billion) trade volume.
At the opening session on Monday morning, the banking and holding sector indices rose 0.52 and 0.37 percent, respectively.
Among all sectors, the mining sector index saw the highest rise -- up 1.05 percent -- whereas the construction sector index was the sole loser, dropping 0.40 percent.
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate went down to 3.8580 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Monday, compared with 3.8710 at Friday's close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate decreased to 4.5420 at 9.30 a.m. local time Monday, compared with 4.5660 at the Friday's close.
Brent oil stood at $63.59 per barrel at 10.00 a.m. local time (0700GMT) while it was $63.23 at Friday's close.
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Economic partnership agreement is biggest ever negotiated by EU and will create an open trade zone
BIST 100 rises 0.08 pct; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.8420
The dollar was up versus the yen but down against the euro and pound, with all eyes on US President Donald Trump's summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
Tax revenues totals nearly $72.1 billion while interest payments amounts to over $8.2 billion in January-June period
BIST 100 rises over 700 points; USD/TRY exchange rate stays at 4.8360
Country's egg, chicken, turkey, and meat production climbed in May on yearly basis, says official data
BIST 100 rises over 400 points, while USD/TRY exchange rate drops to 4.8460
Saudi Arabia intends to invest as much as $10 billion in South Africa’s economy, with a focus on energy projects
Share of young people in Turkey age 15-24 who are not in employment, education, or training down 4.5 pct in Q1 year-on-year
Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak says effective Central Bank is among main policy targets of new era
The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, said the 19-country single currency bloc would expand by 2.1 percent in 2018, lower than the 2.3 percent forecast just weeks ago in early May.
Country's central government research and development expenditures rise by 17.5 percent year-on-year in 2017
The IEA welcomed in its July report last month's agreement between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia to open the taps in order to bring prices down from multi-year highs.
In its monthly report, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said buoyant world trade in 2017 and 2018 had helped impulse economic growth, and therefore demand for crude.
12-month rolling deficit stands at $57.6 billion, Turkish central bank says