World Bulletin / News Desk
Among all sectors, the BIST textile leather index started day with the highest rise -- 0.60 percent -- while the construction sector index decreased the most, down 0.30 percent.
The BIST banking index fell by 0.11 percent at open and the BIST holding index was flat with a 0.02 percent decline.
On Monday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index closed at 118,411.44, rising by 1.28 percent with a 6.5 billion-Turkish lira ($1.75 billion) trade volume.
The US dollar/Turkish lira rate stood at 3.8370 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Tuesday, compared to 3.8340 at Monday's close.
The euro/lira exchange rate also rose to 4.7340, compared with Monday's close of 4.7210.
The price of Brent oil was $64.84 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT) Tuesday.