World Bulletin / News Desk
The BIST 100 index gained 242.79 points to open at 76,386.39 points on Thursday morning during its first transactions.
The benchmark index increased by 0.32 percent on the third trading day of the week. The banking sector index rose by 0.54 percent while the holding sector index declined by 0.07 percent.
Among all the sector indices, the leasing and factoring sector index increased the most, by 0.84 percent. The wood paper printing index saw the biggest drop, 0.67 percent, in initial transactions.
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate decreased to 3.5610 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630 GMT) on Thursday, compared with 3.5830 at Wednesday's close.
Gold held at $1,178.37 an ounce.
The U.S. crude futures rose by 0.15 percent to stand at $53.18 a barrel, while benchmark Brent crude futures slipped by 0.28 percent to reach $56.30.
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