ANKARA 

Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose by 0.03%, or 27.35 points, to start the week at 109,896.49 points on Monday.

On Friday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index went up 0.19% to 108,869.14 points with a daily trading volume of 9.8 billion Turkish liras ($1.74 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 5.7790 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Monday, compared to 5.7650 at last week’s close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.3960, versus 6.3850, and one British pound traded for 7.6320 Turkish liras, while it was 7.5800 at the previous close.

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