Turkish stocks on rise at Thursday opening
BIST 100 index rises over 275 points from previous close
Turkey's benchmark stock index was up 0.25%, or 278.49 points, to start Thursday at 110,835.16 points.
On Wednesday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index fell 0.45% to 110,574.68 points with a daily trading volume of 8.6 billion Turkish liras ($1.5 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 5.9250 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Thursday, compared to 5.9130 at Wednesday's close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 6.5990, versus 6.5770, and one British pound traded for 7.7720 Turkish liras, while it was 7.7550 at the previous close.
One barrel of Brent crude oil sold for around $66.25 as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT) on Thursday.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.