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Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at opening
Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at opening

BIST 100 index rises slightly 0.02 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate falls 3.42  

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Turkey's benchmark stock index, BIST 100, stood at 109,148.61 with an increase of 18.96 points or 0.02 percent on Wednesday.

The banking sector index was down 0.05 percent and the holding sector index was up 0.19 percent.

Among all sectors, the electricity sector index was the best performer, increasing by 0.72 percent, while the transportation sector index started the day with the biggest fall, losing 0.36 percent.

The market closed at 109,129.65 points on Tuesday after falling 0.30 percent during the day with a total trading volume of 5.9 million Turkish liras ($1.71 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate decreased to 3.4280 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Wednesday, compared with 3.4400 at Tuesday’s close.


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