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Borsa Istanbul down at opening
Borsa Istanbul down at opening

BIST 100 index falls 0.24 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate climbs to 3.69

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's benchmark stock index BIST 100 started the day down 0.24 percent, reaching 103,145.23 points on Wednesday.


Turkey's BIST 100 index dropped 248.76 points while indices of the banking and holding sectors decreased 0.40 percent and 0.12 percent, respectively.


Among all sectors, the sports index was the best performer, rising 0.65 percent, while the banking index declined the most, by 0.40 percent.


The BIST 100 rose 2.07 percent, or 2,095,99 points, to close at 103,394 points on Tuesday with a trading volume of 6.1 billion Turkish liras (around $1.64 billion).


The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate increased to 3.6930 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Wednesday, compared with 3.6790 at Tuesday’s close.



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