ANKARA 

Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended the day up 0.94% to hit historic high at 122,619.77 points on Monday.

Starting the week at 121,879.47 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index surged 1,145.02 points from the last week’s closing of 121,474.75 points.

During Monday’s trading, the BIST 100 hovered between 121,879.47 points and 122,926.00 points — 77 stocks on the index rose, 20 fell, and three were flat compared to the previous close.

Closing the day with a market value of 842.6 billion Turkish liras ($143.9 billion), the benchmark index posted a daily trading volume of 11.1 billion Turkish liras ($1.9

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