Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed the day at 118,663.70 points on Friday, up 0.57% from the previous close.  

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index started the day at 118,250.70 points. As of the daily close, it lost 673.25 points from Thursday’s close of 117,990.45 points. 

On a weekly basis, the benchmark index posted a 4% increase this week. At the beginning of this year, the BIST 100 stood around 89,000 points.

During Friday’s trading, the BIST 100 hovered between 117,701.09 points and 119,140.10 points — 54 stocks on the index rose, 40 fell, and six were flat compared to the

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