Turkish stocks up at midweek open
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).