World Bulletin / News Desk
The BIST banking and holding sector indices slipped by 0.20 percent and 0.24 percent, respectively.
Among all sector indices, the tourism index posted the best performance, up 0.38 percent while the leasing factoring index started the day with the biggest loss, down 1.63 percent.
On Thursday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index closed at 112.122,15, up 0.02 percent, with a 7.7 billion-Turkish lira (nearly $1.9 billion) trade volume.
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange increased to 4.0460 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Friday. It was 4.0290 at Thursday's close.
The euro/lira exchange rate slightly rose to 4.9930, compared with Thursday's close of 4.9910.
The price of Brent oil was $73.75 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT) Friday.
Consumer confidence index stands at 68.3 this month, compared to 73.1 in July, according to official data
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Excluding interest payments, central government's budget balance saw surplus of nearly $1.95B last month
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Foreigners buy over 2,800 houses, marking 65.6 percent rise year-on-year, according to TurkStat
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