ISTANBUL

Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose by 0.15%, or 147.07 points, to start Wednesday at 100,672.39 points.

On Tuesday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index went up by 0.44% to reach 100,525.32 points with a daily trading volume of 6.75 billion Turkish liras ($1.17 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 5.7630 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Wednesday, compared to 5.7430 at Tuesday’s close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 6.3860, versus 6.3760, and one British pound traded for 7.4420 Turkish liras, while it was 7.4150 at the previous close.

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