Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul down at opening
Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,187.64 points on Thursday, down 0.14% or 1.65 points from the previous close.
BIST 100 INDEX SHEDS AROUND 1.65 POINTS FROM PREVIOUS CLOSE
At Wednesday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index had climbed 1.24% to 1,189.29 points, with a daily trading volume of 27.8 billion Turkish liras ($3.5 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 7.9260 as of 9:30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), up from 7.9130 at the previous close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 9.3100 from 9.3090, while one British pound traded for 10.3250 Turkish liras, down from 10.3560.