World Bulletin / News Desk
Indexes on Wall Street recovered from a major slide to close higher Thursday.
The Dow added 56 points to finish the day at 20,663 and the S&P rose eight points to 2,365.
The Nasdaq increased 43 points to end trading at 6,055.
The markets on Wednesday suffered their worst single-day performances in months – sliding between 1.8 percent and 2.5 percent.
Investors took a buying position to profit from low stock prices set Wednesday, experts said, adding that a rise in crude prices also helped the recovery.
At the final bell, American benchmark West Texas Intermediate traded at $49.33 while international benchmark Brent crude was at $52.49 – each with a 0.5 percent gain.
The Dow and the S&P lost around 18 percent to mark their single-day performance since Sept. 9. The Nasdaq shed 2.5 -- its biggest single-day decline since June.
BIST 100 index rises 0.44 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate falls to 3.49
The day before, the dollar had rallied against both main rivals and the Dow reached a fresh record high after the US central bank kept alive the chance of a December increase in American borrowing costs.
Monthly index sees decline of 3.4 pct, according to Turkish Statistical Institute
BIST 100 index decreases 0.31 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate rose to 3.51
Frankfurt equities sagged despite a rally for shares in German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp, which announced a deal with Indian group Tata to merge their steel operations in Europe.
BIST 100 index drops 0.02 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands over 3.48
The move was seen as a bid to weather US-imposed sanctions on the embattled country.
Regulators decided in May to fine Banco Popolare di Vicenza a total of 11.2 million euros ($13.4 million), the ECB said in a press release.
BIST 100 index rises slightly 0.09 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate falls to 3.43
BIST 100 index rises 0.10 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands around 3.46
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index goes down 0.89 pct at close, USD/TRY rate stands around at 3.44