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Turkish stocks up at midweek open

Turkish stocks up at midweek open

BIST 100 index gains 12.9 points from previous close.
26.05.2021 - 14:00

Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,413.12 points on Wednesday, increasing 0.92% or 12.9 points from the previous close.

At Tuesday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index fell 3.58% to close at 1,400.22 points, with a daily trading volume of 21 billion Turkish liras ($2.5 billion).

One US dollar traded for 8.4300 Turkish liras as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), down from 8.4470.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 10.3300, versus 10.3420 a day before, while one British pound traded for 11.9600 Turkish liras, dropping from 11.9680.

One barrel of Brent crude oil sold for around $68.70 as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT).