World Bulletin / News Desk
The banking and the holding sectors rose 0.37 and 0.47 percent respectively while the best performing sector was leasing and factoring, which rose 0.95 percent.
The food and beverage index started the day with the biggest drop, down 0.25 percent.
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate fell to 3.5150 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), compared with 3.5220 at Monday’s close.
The BIST 100 surged by 499.24 points, or 0.50 percent, to hit a record high of 99,442.11 points at the close of trade on Monday, with a total trading volume of 4.3 billion Turkish liras ($1.22 billion).