World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and holding sector indices were down 1.03 percent and 0.99 percent, respectively.
All sector indices started the day with losses, while the mining sector index saw the biggest decline, falling 1.62 percent.
Turkey's benchmark stock index closed Thursday down 1.13 percent at 114,263.53 points with a 5.9 billion Turkish lira ($1.55 billion) trade volume.
The USD/Turkish lira climbed to 3.8200 at 9.45 a.m. local time (0645GMT) on Friday, compared with the previous day's closing rate of 3.8060.
The euro/lira rate went up to 4.6830 from Thursday's close of 4.6770.
Brent oil dropped to $64.42 per barrel at 09.45 a.m. local time (0706GMT) compared with $64.81 at Thursday's close.
Turkey is 5th biggest start-up market in the world, says head of World Business Angels Investment Forum
Gas pipeline will also link Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India via roads, railways, and fiber optics
Inflation among EU19 countries down 0.1 percentage point from Dec. 2017, says Eurostat
BIST 100 rises 0.51 pct; USD/TRY exchange rate stays at 3.79 while EUR/TRY exchange rate drops to 4.66
Deal does not mean much unless countries resolve arbitration case, define pipeline route and get licenses: OME hydrocarbons Dir.
Bank's net profit rose to €1.3B last year, up around 7 pct from 2016
Over last decade, Turkey earned over $200M from hazelnut exports to China
BIST 100 index drops 0.15 pct, US dollar slightly up to 3.7970 Turkish liras, euro-lira rate down to 4.6640
BIST 100 index rises 1.40 pct, U.S. dollar up to 3.7910 liras, euro-lira rate climbs to 4.6740
10 Turkish agricultural machinery producers and exporters explore Ethiopian market during visit to Addis Ababa
Turkish firms' know-how' in construction sector is an advantage to have in joint projects in Africa: Japanese bank manager
BIST 100 index gains 0.48 percent at opening; USD/TRY stands at around 3.75
Office workers, farmers and radio hosts are taking on new nationalities, relocating their businesses or looking forward to lucrative alternative trade deals, as politicians struggle to come up with a plan.
The International Monetary Fund was going to be "attentive" to the consequences of the reform, which notably includes a sharply lower corporate tax rate, she told French radio station France Inter.
More than 9,000 new companies established in January, according to major business body