Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose by 0.65% or 784.25 points on Wednesday to start the midweek at 120,585.88 points.
At Tuesday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index dropped 0.29% to 119,801.63 points with a daily trading volume of 11.5 billion Turkish liras ($1.9 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 5.9450 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Wednesday, compared to Tuesday’s closing rate of 5.9490.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also remained the same at 6.5480, versus 6.5490, and one British pound was traded for 7.7600 Turkish liras. It was 7.7520 at the previous close.