World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and holding indices went up 0.63 and 0.50 percent, respectively.
Among all sectors, the mining sector index saw the biggest rise -- up 1.64 percent -- whereas the insurance index had the highest decline, going down 0.06 percent.
At close on Friday, the BIST 100 was down 1,297.11 points -- 1.18 percent -- to 108,949.35 points. The day’s trading volume was 6.3 billion liras ($1.63 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate increased to 3.8560 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630 GMT) Monday, compared with Friday's close at 3.8640.
The lira gained value against euro with the EUR/TRY rate decreasing to 4.4950 on Monday morning, down from 4.5030 at the close on Friday.
Brent oil price stood at $63.51 per barrel stood at 9.35 a.m. local time (0635 GMT) on Monday, compared to $64.18 per barrel on Friday after the increase in the U.S.' oil rig figures suppressed upward trajectory.
Turkey’s current account deficit reached over $4.5 billion in September 2017, up by almost $3 million year-on-year, the Central Bank reported on Monday.
Turkey is against chemical weapons and has never used them, says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu
No decision on any matter concerning our region can be taken if Turkey is not included, says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
On day 30 of Operation Olive Branch, Turkey targets terrorist PYD/PKK positions in northwestern Syria
Saturday's attack in Borno State left 21 dead, 22 injured
Binali Yildirim urges Germany to put behind misunderstandings that had risen over past few months
Mevlut Cavusoglu will discuss bilateral relations, regional developments with Ayman al-Safadi
Erdogan says Turkish military advanced 300 square kilometres during Operation Olive Branch
Presidential spokesman says US should start process of disengaging from YPG
Sigmar Gabriel says Turkey is 'big and influential country'
Security forces come across massive underground PKK terror group shelter which houses swimming pool, washrooms
Turkish and German foreign ministers meet in Munich, pledge closer dialogue and cooperation
On Friday, the Greek foreign minister said Turkey would see “non peaceful behavior” from Greece
EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik in Bulgarian capital says Afrin operation ensures security of Turkey and Europe
Yildirim adds: We expect Germany to not tolerate terrorist groups posing threat to Turkey