Turkish stocks down at Friday opening
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index falls some 6.7 points from previous close
Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,093.52 points on Friday, down 6.74 points or 0.61% from the previous close.
At Thursday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index slipped 1.25% to 1,100.26 points with a daily trading volume of 20.2 billion Turkish liras ($2.8 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 7.3490 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Friday, up from Thursday's closing rate of 7.3160.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 8.6860, versus 8.6730, and one British pound traded for 9.6210 Turkish liras. It was 9.6650 at the previous close.
One barrel of Brent crude oil sold for around $45.07 as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT) on Friday.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.