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Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed the day at 113,153.46 points on Tuesday, up 0.87% from the previous close. 

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index started the day at 112,839.70 points. As of the daily close, it earned 978.27 points from Monday’s close of 112,175.19 points. 

Tuesday saw the index’s highest closing in over 18 months, since April 9, 2018.

During Tuesday’s trading, the index hovered between 112,783.03 points and 113,395.50 points.  

The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 771.3 billion Turkish liras ($130 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 10.96 billion Turkish liras

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