ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index was up by 1.38%, or 1,219.23 points on Tuesday to start the day at 89,278.67 points.

At Monday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was down 0.07% at 88,059.46 points, with a daily trading volume of 7.8 billion Turkish liras ($1.9 billion).

The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.5890 as of 09.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Tuesday, versus 6.5790 at the previous close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate was down at 7.2530, compared to 7.2650 at the previous close, and one British pound traded for 8.1490 Turkish liras. It was 8.1740 at

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