The trade volume of Turkey's spot natural gas market increased by 26.05% to 5.95 million Turkish liras on Thursday, Turkey's Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) data showed on Friday.
Total trade on Wednesday amounted to 4.72 million liras.
On Thursday's spot market, 1,000 cubic meters of natural gas cost 2,309 liras, while the cumulative natural gas trade volume amounted to 2.58 million cubic meters.
Turkey received 145.65 million cubic meters of pipeline gas on Thursday.
US$1 equals 8.85 Turkish liras at 1141 GMT on Friday.
By Sibel Morrow