World Bulletin / News Desk
The BIST 100 gained 477.63 points while the banking and holding sector indices increased 0.36 percent and 0.40 percent, respectively.
The wholesale and retail trade index was the best performer, rising 1.70 percent.
The BIST 100 dropped 0.06 percent, or 64.48 points, to close at 106,926.39 points on Wednesday with a trading volume of 4.9 billion Turkish liras (around $1.33 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 3,6740 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Thursday, compared with 3.6790 at Wednesday’s close.