Turkish stocks looking down at Friday opening
Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index loses over 3 points from previous close
Turkey’s benchmark stock index opened at 1,413.18 points on Friday, dropping 0.24% or 3.37 points from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was slightly down 0.09% to close Thursday at 1,416.55 points, with a daily trading volume of 15.8 billion Turkish liras ($1.94 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 8.1600 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), from 8.1530 at the previous close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate decreased to 9.7000 from 9.7170, while one British pound traded for 11.2100 Turkish liras, down from 11.2530 at Thursday’s close.
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