Turkish stocks looking up at Friday's open
BIST 100 index gains 4.7 points from previous close
Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,417.45 points on Friday, up 0.40%, or 4.70 points, from the previous close.
At Thursday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was down 0.13% to 1,411.752 points, with a daily trading volume of nearly 15 billion Turkish liras ($1.64 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 9.2100 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) from 9.1710 at the previous close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 10.6950 from 10.6320, while one British pound traded for 12.6380 Turkish liras, up from 12.5680.
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