World Bulletin / News Desk
The BIST banking and holding sector indices declined 0.86 percent and 2.63 percent, respectively.
Among all sector indices, the construction sector index posted the best performance, up 0.66 percent, while the food beverage index saw the worst, down 3.27 percent.
On Tuesday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 closed at 96,274.69, down 3 percent, or 2,978.15 points, with a trade volume of 11.6 billion Turkish liras ($2.5 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 4.7260 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Wednesday, from 4.6990 at Tuesday's close.
The euro/lira exchange rate stood at 5.5480 in the open market -- from 5.5020 at the previous close -- while one British pound traded for 6.2580 Turkish liras versus 6.2370 at the previous close.
The price of Brent oil decreased to $78.26 per barrel as of 10.00 a.m. local time (0700GMT) Wednesday, from $78.86 at the previous close.
Greece posts highest ratio of government debt to GDP at 180 pct in first quarter
July’s export figure important to catch country's target of $173 billion for 2018, head of exporters' assembly says
COMESA Summit 2018 final communique urges ratification of tripartite free trade agreement
Turkey produced 18.9M tons of crude steel in Jan-June, says country's steel producers association
Property sales to foreigners see yearly increase of 23 pct from January to June, according to official report
US uranium production dropped from 49 percent in 1987 to 5 percent today
Chileshe Kapwepwe from Zambia becomes first woman to head trade bloc
Last month, inflation among EA19 countries rose to 2 percent, up 1.3 percent from same month last year, says Eurostat
BIST 100 climbs 0.10 pct, while Turkish lira gains value against foreign currencies
Nearly 8.5 million new passenger cars were registered in EU in first half of 2018, says manufacturers' association
Economic partnership agreement is biggest ever negotiated by EU and will create an open trade zone
BIST 100 rises 0.08 pct; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.8420
The dollar was up versus the yen but down against the euro and pound, with all eyes on US President Donald Trump's summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
Tax revenues totals nearly $72.1 billion while interest payments amounts to over $8.2 billion in January-June period
BIST 100 rises over 700 points; USD/TRY exchange rate stays at 4.8360