The trade volume of Turkey's spot natural gas market increased by 68.1% to 8.54 million Turkish liras on Thursday, Turkey's Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) data showed on Friday.
Total trade on Wednesday amounted to 5.08 million liras.
On Thursday's spot market, 1,000 cubic meters of natural gas cost 1,729 liras, while the cumulative natural gas trade volume amounted to around 4.94 million cubic meters.
Turkey received 146.6 million cubic meters of pipeline gas on Thursday.
US$1 equals 8.57 Turkish liras at 1107 GMT on Friday.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu