Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose 0.12%, or 126.33 points, to start Tuesday at 108,912.38 points.

On Monday, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index hit 108.786,06 points at close, down 0.08% with a daily trading volume of 9.2 billion Turkish liras ($1.5 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 5.8170 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Tuesday, compared to 5.8070 at Monday’s close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.4400, versus 6.4330, and one British pound traded for 7.6700 Turkish liras, while it was 7.6490 at the previous close.

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