Turkey’s benchmark stock index started the day with 114,392.00 points on Thursday, down by 0.05% or 56.91 points from the previous close.

At Wednesday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was down 0.77% at 114,448.91 points, with a daily trading volume of 20.6 billion Turkish liras ($3 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 6.8600 as of 9:30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), compared to 6.8540 at yesterday’s close.

The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped to 7.7090 from 7.7310, and British pound traded for 8.5320 Turkish liras, down from 8.5780 at the previous close.

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