Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened at 2,056.21 points on Thursday, up 14.14 points, or 0.69%, from the previous close.

The BIST 100 index rose 62.24 points, or 3.14%, to close Wednesday at 2,042.08 points, with a daily trading volume of 44.69 billion Turkish liras ($3.3 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped to 13.4955 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), from 13.5490 at Wednesday’s close.

The euro/lira exchange rate fell to 15.3411 from 15.3740, while a British pound traded for 18.3999 Turkish liras, down from 18.5090.

Brent crude oil sold for around $88.29 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT).

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