Turkish stocks flat at midweek open
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index sheds close to 1 point from previous close
Turkey’s benchmark stock index opened at 1,390.72 points on Wednesday, posting a slight decline of 0.93 points or 0.07% from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was down 0.19% to close Tuesday at 1,391.65 points, with a daily trading volume of 12 billion Turkish liras ($1.35 billion).
From 8.8680 at Tuesday’s close, the US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate increased to 8.9070 as of 9:30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Wednesday.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate climbed to 10.3190 from 10.2820, and one British pound traded for 12.1214 Turkish liras, up from 12.1060 at the previous close.
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