Borsa Istanbul up at weekly open
BIST 100 index earns around 5.7 points from previous close
Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,466.57 points on Monday, increasing 0.39% or 5.71 points from the previous close.
At the last week's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was up by 0.29% at 1,460.86 points, with a daily trading volume of 15.17 billion Turkish liras ($1.81 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped to 8.3400 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Monday, from 8.4000.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also decreased to 10.0900 versus 10.1700, while one British pound traded for 11.7800 Turkish liras, down from 11.8600.
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