Turkey’s benchmark stock index fell by 3.21%, or 2,751.79 points on Monday to start the week at 83,044 points.

At Friday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was up 0.70% at 85,795.79 points, with a daily trading volume of 7.1 billion Turkish liras ($1.1 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.5730 as of 09.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Monday, versus 6.5500 at the previous close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 7.0710, compared to 7.0210, and one British pound traded for 7.7130 Turkish liras. It was 7.7420 at the last week’s close.


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