ISTANBUL

Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose by 0.12%, or 143.62 points, on Tuesday, to start the day at 120,392.65 points.

At Monday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index jumped 1.34% to reach 120,249.03 points with a daily trading volume of 14.8 billion Turkish liras ($2.5 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 5.8760 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Tuesday, which was also at 5.8730 at Monday’s close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also stood at 6.5480, versus 6.5290, and one British pound traded for 7.6520 Turkish liras, versus 7.6440 at the previous close.

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