World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and holding sector indices increased 0.50 percent and 0.24 percent, respectively.
Among all sectors, the metal products machinery sector index was the best performer, rising 0.97 percent, while the investment trusts sector index started the day with the biggest fall, losing 0.15 percent.
The BIST 100 was up 1,432.80 points -- 1.42 percent -- to 102,651.10 points at close on Thursday. The day’s trading volume was 5 billion Turkish liras (around $1.4 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was stable at 3.5620 liras to the dollar at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Friday, compared with 3.5650 at Thursday’s close.