Türkiye's Borsa Istanbul starts week on high note
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Türkiye's Borsa Istanbul starts week on high note

BIST 100 index up 0.81% in opening session

News Service AA

Türkiye's benchmark stock index opened at 3,966.64 points on Monday, rising 0.81%, or 32.01 points, from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was up 0.87% to end Friday at a record 3,934.63 points, with a daily trading volume of 71 billion Turkish liras ($3.83 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 18.5997 as of 9.50 a.m. local time (0650GMT), versus 18.5930 at the previous close.

The euro/lira rate climbed to 18.2967 from 18.2000, while a British pound traded for 21.0978 Turkish liras, up from 20.8070.

Brent crude oil was selling for around $90.41 per barrel, while the price of an ounce of gold was at $1,658.50 at 0654 GMT.

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