Borsa Istanbul up at opening

BIST 100 index goes up 0.29 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands at 3.88 

Borsa Istanbul up at opening

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's benchmark stock index BIST 100 increased by 312.30 points or 0.29 percent to open at 108,028.81 points on Thursday.

The banking sector and holding sector indices gained value by 0.21 percent and 0.94 percent, respectively.

All sector indices rose upon opening -- the holding sector index was the best performer.

Turkey's benchmark stock index previously closed the day at 107,716.51 points with an 8.9-billion Turkish lira ($2.29 billion) trade volume on Wednesday.

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate increased to 3.8830 at 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) Thursday, compared with 3.8800 at Wednesday's close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate fell to 4.5840 at 9.30 a.m. local time Thursday, compared with 4.5930 at Wednesday's close.

Brent oil increased to $62.05 per barrel at 10.30 a.m. local time (0730GMT) compared with $61.52 at Wednesday's close

Güncelleme Tarihi: 16 Kasım 2017, 10:57