Turkey’s benchmark stock index started Tuesday at 98,368.45 points, down 0.58% or 577.43 points.

On Monday, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index rose 0.78% to close the day at 98,945.88 points with a daily trading volume of 10.2 billion Turkish liras ($1.4 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.9490 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Tuesday, compared to 6.9410 at the previous close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also fell to 7.5360, versus 7.5470, and one British pound traded for 8.6490 Turkish liras, versus 8.6570 at the previous close.

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