Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul up at Thursday open
Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,423.88 points on Thursday, up 0.44% or 6.22 points from the previous close.
BIST 100 INDEX GAINS 6.22 POINTS FROM PREVIOUS CLOSE
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index increased 0.9% and closed at 1,417.66 points -- an all-time high -- on Wednesday, with a daily trading volume of 28.1 billion Turkish liras ($3.7 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 7.6400 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), up from 7.6290 at the previous close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 9.3300 from 9.3060, while one British pound traded for 10.3600 Turkish liras, up from 10.3360.