ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index went up by 0.33%, or 306,29 points, on Friday to start the day at 91,833.88 points.

At the Thursday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was up at 91.527,59 points, with a daily trading volume of 11.6 billion Turkish liras (nearly $2 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.4080 as of 09.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Friday, versus 6.4030 at the previous close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 7.0880, compared to 7.0170, and one British pound traded for 7.8770 Turkish liras. It was 7.7040 at Thursday’s close.

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