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.
BIST 100 increases 0.29 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.0850
Local units operating in manufacturing industry work at 77.3 pct capacity in April, says Central Bank
Public sector net borrowing falls by 3.5 billion pounds in 2017-18 financial year, says Office of National Statistics
Indices for service, retail trade, construction sectors fall in current month compared with March: Official data
Data monitoring company IHS Markit also flagged a slight slowdown in France, where strikes were interrupting a resurgent boom on the back of government reforms.
Treasury reports central government debt stock in March rises around 15 pct year-on-year, reaching nearly $235 billion
Sales to foreigners amounted to 1,827, 15.8 pct rise year-on-year, according to official report
BIST 100 slips 0.15 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.0460
BIST 100 rises 0.01 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate drops to 4.0250
Fresh hopes that Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un will hold a historic summit within months also provided some much-needed optimism.
The fund cautioned that investors and financial markets expect a steady approach to monetary tightening based on the belief inflation will remain relatively tame.
Turkey's assets abroad go up 2.4 percent at end of February 2018, compared to end of 2017: Turkish Central Bank
BIST 100 decreases 0.12 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.1020
Hong Kong and China ended down after fluctuating through the morning on data showing the world's number two economy expanded in January-March at the same rate as the previous three months.
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