Borsa Istanbul looking down at Friday open
BIST 100 index decreases 9.78 points from previous close
Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,536.82 points on Friday, down 0.63% or 9.78 points from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index hit an all-time high on Thursday, closing the day at 1,546.60 points, with a daily trading volume of 31.47 billion Turkish liras ($4.25 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate fell to 7.3700 from 7.3820 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT).
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate was also down to 8.9500 from 8.9590, while one British pound traded for 10.0800 on Friday versus 10.1080 at Thursday's close.
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