World Bulletin / News Desk
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index fell 3,813.10 points, while the BIST banking and holding indices went down by 4.34 and 3.31 percent, respectively.
The BIST transportation index started Monday with the highest decline, down 10.47 percent, while all sector indices performed a fall.
Last week, the BIST 100 rose 1.2 percent on a weekly basis and closed at 104,137.48 points on Friday.
One U.S. dollar traded at 3.6850 Turkish liras at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Monday, a climb from 3.6270 at Friday's close.
Investors will also be tracking the start of an EU summit where Brexit will once again be the focus of attention.
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