ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index was down 0.68%, or 789.29 points at 115,142.77 points on Friday.

On Thursday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index went up 1.32% to 115,932.05 points with a daily trading volume of 12.3 billion Turkish liras (nearly $2 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 5.9640 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Friday, up from 5.9570 at Thursday’s close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate saw 6.6630, versus 6.6630, and one British pound traded for 7.8400 Turkish liras, while it was 7.8630 at the previous close.

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