World Bulletin / News Desk
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 rose 496.21 points from Monday's close of 114,821.60. The banking and holding sectors were up 0.50 and 0.22 percent, respectively.
Among all sector indices, the leasing and factoring sector index was the best performer -- up 1.33 percent -- while only the construction sector index saw a slight decrease of 0.23 percent.
The U.S. dollar dropped to 3.7980 Turkish liras at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), compared with Monday's closing rate of 3.8080.
The euro-lira rate also climbed to 4.6820 from the previous day’s close of 4.6650.
The price of Brent oil rose to $62.98 per barrel as of 10.10 a.m. local time (0710GMT) Tuesday, compared with $62.59 at Monday's close.
Use of dollar as tool of pressure will result in its refusal as means in international payments, says top Duma deputy
Excluding interest payments, central government's budget balance saw surplus of nearly $1.95B last month
Regulation enters into force on Sept. 1, says Official Gazette
Foreigners buy over 2,800 houses, marking 65.6 percent rise year-on-year, according to TurkStat
BIST 100 rises above 1,600 points, Turkish lira gains value against foreign currencies
Amazon on course to join Apple as world’s only companies worth over $1 trillion
The "informed source" in Iran's oil ministry did not give details of the discount, but sought to downplay the move as common industry practice.
Finance Minister Siluanov terms US dollar a 'risky tool' for payments in international trade
3 banks' net profits stand at $1.95 billion in first 6 months of 2018
Two discuss 'issues on common agenda' of Turkey and Iran
BIST 100 index down 1.35 pct at open with 1,300-point drop from Wednesday's close
BIST 100 climbs 0.17 pct, while Turkish lira gains value against foreign currencies
Banks' reserve requirement limit is lowered by Central Bank
BIST 100 index goes down 0.33 pct, falling over 300 points from previous close