World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and holding sectors were up 1.85 and 0.57 percent, respectively.
Among all sector indices, the mining sector index was the best performer -- gaining 3.78 percent. The insurance sector index was the index to only one to drop, losing 0.13 percent.
The U.S. dollar went up to 3.7910 Turkish liras at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), compared with Tuesday's closing rate of 3.7820.
The euro-lira rate also climbed to 4.6740 from the previous day’s close of 4.6620.
The price of Brent oil was down to $64.78 per barrel as of 9.36 a.m. local time (0636GMT) Wednesday, compared with $65.02 at Tuesday's close.
Turkish economy minister says decree will be announced soon
Dow, S&P, Nasdaq each lost about 2 percent after major losses previous day
If tariffs increase to erode trade relations, global economy would be negatively affected, Moody's says
Outlook changed to stable from negative due to "pursuing an effective set of reforms and policies," agency says
China's measured response and US indications of openness to talks suggest trade war avoidable, says Fitch Ratings
BIST 100 index starts day with over 1 percent fall; US dollar/Turkish lira rate climbs to 3.96
Liberality key for global economic growth, Mehmet Simsek tells 7th Uludag Economy Summit
Number of unemployed persons aged 15 years and over amounts to 3.45 million last year, says TurkStat
The ransomware assault shut down multiple internal and external applications for the city, including apps that people use to pay bills and access court-related information, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told a news conference Thursday.
Turkish economy minister says relations between the two countries' private sectors should be developed
Employment growth remained solid however, according to the report by data monitoring company IHS Markit, with job creation seen in both the services and manufacturing sectors, even if at slower rate.
Highest growth forecast for 2017 economic growth was 7.9 pct, while lowest was 6.6 pct
BIST 100 rises 0.62 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate decreases to 3.9130 compared to previous close
Prices post a daily gain of more than 3 percent, and reach their highest level since Feb. 2
The special tax is the latest measure by the 28-nation European Union to rein in Silicon Valley giants and could further embitter the bad-tempered trade row pitting the EU against US President Donald Trump.