World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and holding sector indices gained 0.40 percent and 0.24 percent, respectively.
The sports sector index posted the best performance, up 1.92 percent, while the leasing factoring sector index saw the largest decline, losing 0.56 percent.
On Friday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 closed at 109,604.01, down 0.57 percent, or 631.40 points, with a 5.4 billion Turkish lira ($1.3 billion) trade volume.
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rose slightly to 4.1020 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Monday. It was 4.0970 at Friday's close.
The euro/lira exchange rate climbed to 5.0620 on Monday, compared with 5.0520 at the previous close.
The price of Brent oil fell to $71.50 per barrel as of 10.05 a.m. local time (0705GMT) Monday, compared to $72.36 as of 6 p.m. local time (1500GMT) on Friday.
Sales to foreigners amounted to 1,827, 15.8 pct rise year-on-year, according to official report
BIST 100 slips 0.15 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.0460
BIST 100 rises 0.01 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate drops to 4.0250
Fresh hopes that Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un will hold a historic summit within months also provided some much-needed optimism.
The fund cautioned that investors and financial markets expect a steady approach to monetary tightening based on the belief inflation will remain relatively tame.
Turkey's assets abroad go up 2.4 percent at end of February 2018, compared to end of 2017: Turkish Central Bank
BIST 100 decreases 0.12 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.1020
Hong Kong and China ended down after fluctuating through the morning on data showing the world's number two economy expanded in January-March at the same rate as the previous three months.
For Turkey, Germany is a very important, indispensable partner: Turkish Energy Minister Albayrak says in Berlin
BIST 100 rises 0.69 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 4.0830
The United States, Britain and France carried out attacks at the weekend on alleged chemical weapons facilities, in response to what they say was a toxic gas attack by the Russia-backed Assad regime a week before.
Excluding interest payments, central government budget balance saw surplus of nearly $500M in first quarter of 2018
London's FTSE 100 index fell 0.1 percent to 7,254.83 points, with UK advertising giant WPP diving four percent after chief executive Martin Sorrell resigned over the weekend.
The US, Britain and France carried out attacks at the weekend on alleged chemical weapons facilities, in response to what they say was a toxic gas attack by the Russia-backed Assad regime a week before.
Industrial production surges 9.9 pct year-on-year in February, official data show