Borsa Istanbul up at opening

BIST 100 index rises 0.28 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate increases at 3.71 

Borsa Istanbul up at opening

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's benchmark stock index BIST 100 started the day up 300.19 points or 0.28 percent, reaching 107,603.44 points on Tuesday.

The banking and holding sector indices rose 0.36 percent and 0.53 percent, respectively.

Among all sectors, the transportation sector index was the best performer, rising 0.96 percent, while the wholesale and retail trade sector index fell the most, seeing a 0.57 percent decline.

The BIST 100 dropped 1.09 percent to close at 107,303.25 points on Monday with a trading volume of 5.3 billion Turkish liras ($1.43 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate slightly rose to 3.7130 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Tuesday, compared with 3.7060 at Monday’s close.

Brent crude oil price stood at $57.44 per barrel on Tuesday at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) compared with $57.58 at 06.00 p.m. local time (0300GMT) at Monday.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 24 Ekim 2017, 11:22