ANKARA 

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed the day at 95,834.44 points on Thursday, rising 2.80% from the previous close.

After starting the day at 94,275.35 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index increased 2,609.22 points from 93,225.22 points at Wednesday’s close.

On Thursday, the BIST 100 hovered between 93,942.75 points and 94,780.39 points — 87 stocks on the index rose, 10 fell, and three were flat compared to the previous close.

Closing the day with a market value of some 662 billion Turkish liras ($97 billion), the benchmark index posted a daily trading volume of 15.1 billion Turkish liras ($2.2 billion).

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