Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose by 0.18%, or 188.21 points, to start Wednesday at 107,340.46 points.

On Tuesday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index surged 0.64% to 107,528.68 points with a daily trading volume of 9.9 billion Turkish liras ($1.7 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate fell to 5.7140 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Wednesday, compared to 5.7160 at Tuesday’s close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 6.3290, versus 6.3340, and one British pound traded for 7.3930 Turkish liras, while it was 7.4180 at the previous close.

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