Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose 1.60% or 1,436.46 points on Monday to start the week at 90,989.07 points.
At Friday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was up 0.05% at 89,552.61 points, with a daily trading volume of 8.1 billion Turkish liras ($1.2 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.7260 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Monday, versus 6.6980 at the previous close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 7.2790, compared to 7.2330, and one British pound traded for 8.2870 Turkish liras. It was 7.2360 at last week’s close.
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