The trade volume of Turkey's spot natural gas market increased by 491.28% to 40.03 million Turkish liras on Thursday, Turkey's Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) data showed on Friday.
Total trade on Wednesday amounted to around 6.77 million liras.
On Thursday's spot market, 1,000 cubic meters of natural gas cost 1,206 liras, while the cumulative natural gas trade volume amounted to around 33.17 million cubic meters.
Turkey received 261.27 million cubic meters of pipeline gas on Thursday.
US$1 equals 6.98 Turkish liras at 1144 GMT on Friday.
By Gokce Kucuk Topbas