Borsa Istanbul flat at opening

BIST 100 index opens 0.17 percent lower; US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands at around 3.57

Borsa Istanbul flat at opening

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Istanbul stock exchange was 167.19 points down at its opening on Tuesday.

The BIST 100 index stood at 96,232.85 points, a 0.17 percent fall on Monday’s close.

The banking and holding sector indices fell by 0.19 percent and 0.13 percent respectively.

The mining sector index was the best performer -- up 0.87 percent -- while the trade sector index started the day with the biggest drop, falling by 0.76 percent.

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 3.5770 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), compared with 3.5570 at Monday’s close.

The BIST 100 rose 1,252.70 points -- 1.32 percent -- to reach a historic high of 96,400.03 points at the close of trading on Monday, with a total trading volume of 5 billion liras ($1.4 billion).

Last Mod: 23 Mayıs 2017, 10:47
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