ANKARA (AA) – ANKARA
Turkey’s benchmark stock index climbed by 0.33%, or 350.46 points, to start Tuesday at 107,196.64 points.
On Monday, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index hit 20-month high at 106,846.18 points, up 1.39% with a daily trading volume of 10 billion Turkish liras ($1.75 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 5.7390 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Tuesday, compared to 5.7260 at Monday’s close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate also increased to 6.3600, versus 6.3330, and one British pound traded for 7.4570 Turkish liras, while it was 7.4430 at the previous close.