Turkey’s benchmark stock index slipped 10%, or 11,086.38 points, on Friday to start the last transaction day of the week at 99,331.99 points.
At Thursday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was down 4.13% at 110,418.37 points with a daily trading volume of 13.9 billion Turkish liras ($2.3 billion).
The U.S. dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was 6.2480 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT) on Friday, versus 6.1720 at the previous close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 6.8750, versus 6.7760, and one British pound traded for 8.0680 Turkish liras. It was 7.9720 at Thursday’s close.