ANKARA 

Turkey’s benchmark stock index fell 0.21% — 188.04 points — on Monday, to start the week at 87,937.00 points.

At Friday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was down 3.72% at 88,125.04 points, with a daily trading volume of 11 billion Turkish liras ($1.7 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.4930 as of 9:30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Monday, versus 6.4570 at the previous close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 7.1970, compared to 7.1020, and one British pound traded for 8.0620 Turkish liras. It was 7.9410 at last week’s close.

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