World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and holding indices went up 0.63 and 0.50 percent, respectively.
Among all sectors, the mining sector index saw the biggest rise -- up 1.64 percent -- whereas the insurance index had the highest decline, going down 0.06 percent.
At close on Friday, the BIST 100 was down 1,297.11 points -- 1.18 percent -- to 108,949.35 points. The day’s trading volume was 6.3 billion liras ($1.63 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate increased to 3.8560 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630 GMT) Monday, compared with Friday's close at 3.8640.
The lira gained value against euro with the EUR/TRY rate decreasing to 4.4950 on Monday morning, down from 4.5030 at the close on Friday.
Brent oil price stood at $63.51 per barrel stood at 9.35 a.m. local time (0635 GMT) on Monday, compared to $64.18 per barrel on Friday after the increase in the U.S.' oil rig figures suppressed upward trajectory.
Turkey’s current account deficit reached over $4.5 billion in September 2017, up by almost $3 million year-on-year, the Central Bank reported on Monday.
Syrians, Palestinians, others say Turkey needs strong leader like Erdogan
Dimitris Koufodinas, member of November 17 terror group, is serving 11 life sentences for murder
Northern Iraq's Mt. Qandil is major hideout for PKK terrorists
Bahceli, MHP leader predicts Erdogan will win election in first round
Hakan Cavusoglu says US Senate decision on F-35s does not hold 'value' for Turkey
Binali Yildirim says US Senate decision not to affect delivery of F-35s to Turkey
30 pct of all international aid came from Turkey last year, says Development Initiative
Foreign Ministry urges stronger international solidarity to resolve problems of displaced people worldwide
Manbij deal focuses on ridding northern Syrian city of PKK-affiliated YPG terrorists
Yilmaz said when the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party came to power in 2002, Turkey was last among EU countries in the funding of its education.
Manbij model is important for Syria's future as well, says Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu
Two others injured in homemade bomb attack in Siirt by PKK terrorists
Prosecutors in central province of Konya issue arrest warrants for alleged ‘covert imams’ of terror group FETO
Airstrikes kill armed terrorists in northern Iraq, Turkey's Diyarbakir, Sirnak provinces
Figure is expected to increase as voting in Turkish missions to continue until Tuesday, at custom gates till election day