Turkish stocks on high note at Thursday's open
BIST 100 index adds 7.4 points at opening session compared to previous close's all-time high
Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,819.69 points on Thursday, increasing by 0.41%, or 7.39 points, from the previous close.
At midweek's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index hit an all-time high of 1,812.30 points with a rise of 1.55% and a trading volume of 47.6 billion Turkish liras ($3.7 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate reached 12.1820 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), up from 12.0320 on Wednesday's close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate was at 13.6560, rising from 13.4670, while one British pound traded for 16.2750 Turkish liras, versus 16.0920 at the previous close.
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