World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and holding sectors indices rose 0.02 percent and 0.17 percent, respectively.
Among all sectors, the metal information technology sector index was the best performer, rising 1.39 percent, while the construction sector index fell the most, with a 0.28 percent decline.
The BIST 100 was up 2.04 percent or 2,116.20 points to close at 105,932.25 points on Thursday with a trading volume of 5.2 billion Turkish liras (around $1.4 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped to 3,6460 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Friday, compared with 3.6590 at Thursday’s close.
Turkish Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman welcomes Burundi counterpart Pascal Nyabenda
Turkish prime minister says Operation Olive Branch continues 'as planned'
Bill, submitted by ruling AK Party and opposition MHP, looks ahead to their electoral alliance in 2019 presidential poll
Ibrahim Kalin says any step to support PKK in Afrin will be considered terrorist act
Turkish Statistical Institute adds Istanbul to reach 16.3M in 2023
'They were forced to go back after artillery shooting, this file is closed for now,' says Turkish president
Despite everything the country did for Syria, Turkey continues to suffer from unjust accusations over Afrin, says expert
Nationals of Syria, Morocco, Algeria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Palestine held across country
Turkey’s goal is to turn Suakin island into a center of attraction, says Cavusoglu
President says Turkey will make its red lines clear to everyone
Turkey's EU minister says fight against terror groups needs consistency
Gen. Akar’s visit comes a day after Turkish foreign minister met Jordan king, counterpart in capital Amman
Bahceli, leader of Turkish opposition MHP, says Turkey to stamp out terror from Afrin regardless of US conduct
Zaytuna village in Sharan district cleared of all YPG/PKK-ISIL terrorists
Turkish presidential spokesman says secret, dirty bargains between PYD/YPG, Bashar al-Assad regime can not be ruled out