Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed the day at 120,249.03 points on Tuesday, up 1.34% from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index started the day at 119,595.16 points. As of the daily close, it gained 1,585.33 points from last week’s close of 118,663.70 points.

During Monday’s trading, the index bottomed out at 119,595.16 points and peaked at 120,899.69 points.

The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 823.6 billion Turkish liras ($140.27 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 14.8 billion Turkish liras ($2.5 billion).

On the first transaction day of the week, 88 stocks on

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