Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up at opening

BIST 100 index rises 0.11 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands around 3.40 

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up at opening

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's benchmark stock index, BIST 100, rose 115.36 points or 0.11 percent to open at 109,573.37 points on Tuesday.

The banking and holding sector indices were up 0.19 and 0.11 percent, respectively.

Among all sectors, the electricity sector index was the best performer, increasing by 0.51 percent, while the insurance sector index started the day with the biggest fall, losing 0.26 percent.

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 3.4070 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Tuesday, compared with 3.4010 at Monday’s close.

The BIST 100 was up 1,006.31 points or 0.93 percent to reach 109,458.01 points at the close on Monday, with a total trading volume of 5.4 billion Turkish lira ($1.58 billion).

Güncelleme Tarihi: 12 Eylül 2017, 11:32