Borsa Istanbul opens midweek down
BIST 100 index down 0.76 points from previous close
Turkey’s benchmark stock index opened at 1,358.79 points on Wednesday, down 0.06% or 0.76 points from the previous close.
At Tuesday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was up 0.77% to 1,359.55 points, with a daily trading volume of more than 11.04 billion Turkish liras ($1.29 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 8.5550 as of 9:30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Wednesday, down from 8.5710 at the previous close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate was down to 10.1050 from 10.1250, while one British pound traded for 11.9000 Turkish liras, versus 11.8960 at the previous close.
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