World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey's benchmark stock index BIST 100 started the day down 0.24 percent, reaching 103,145.23 points on Wednesday.
Turkey's BIST 100 index dropped 248.76 points while indices of the banking and holding sectors decreased 0.40 percent and 0.12 percent, respectively.
Among all sectors, the sports index was the best performer, rising 0.65 percent, while the banking index declined the most, by 0.40 percent.
The BIST 100 rose 2.07 percent, or 2,095,99 points, to close at 103,394 points on Tuesday with a trading volume of 6.1 billion Turkish liras (around $1.64 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate increased to 3.6930 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Wednesday, compared with 3.6790 at Tuesday’s close.
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
Company reaches settlement with EPA following investigation started in 2014
BIST 100 rises 0.51 percent; USD/TRY exchange rate drops to 3.7660
The European aircraft maker said in a statement that net profit nearly tripled to 2.87 billion euros ($3.6 billion) in 2017 from 995 million euros a year earlier.
BIST 100 rises 1.05 percent; USD/TRY exchange rate drops to 3.7820
Saudi Aramco's crude output in March will be 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) below its February level while exports will be kept below seven million bpd, the energy ministry said.
Turkish Central Bank says annual deficit rose to $47.1B in 2017
The figure follows up growth of 0.9 percent in the first quarter of 2017, 0.6 percent in the second, and 0.7 percent in the third -- all adjusted for price, seasonal and calendar effects.
BIST 100 rises 0.73 percent; USD/TRY exchange rate drops to 3.8040
Consumer Prices Index 12-month rate at 3 percent in January 2018, unchanged from December 2017
BIST 100 rises 0.43 percent, while USD/TRY exchange rate drops to 3.7980
Turkey has produced over 1.1 million tons red meat in 2017, TurkStat says
BIST 100 rises 0.88 pct; USD/TRY exchange rate falls to 3.80 while EUR/TRY exchange rate stays at 4.68