ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose 0.97% to 1,096.81 points at the closing session on Monday.

After starting the first transaction day of the week at 1,090.39 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index gained 10.49 points from Friday’s close of 1,086.32 points.

During the day, the index hovered between 1,089.54 and 1,095.86 points.

The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 810 billion Turkish liras ($109 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 11.6 billion Turkish liras ($1.5 billion).

On the first transaction day of the week, 84 stocks on the index rose, eight fell, and the rest were flat compared to Friday.

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,928.50 by market close, down from $1,934.00 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

Exchange Rates Friday Monday
USD/TRY 7.4550 7.4640
EUR/TRY 8.7910 8.8240
GBP/TRY 9.8800 9.8430

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