Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened at 2,023.04 points on Friday, down 15.63, or 0.77%, from the previous close.

The BIST 100 index was down 0.2% to close on Thursday at 2,038.67 points, with a daily trading volume of 27.6 billion Turkish liras ($2 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped slightly to 13.5320 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), from 13.5430 at Thursday’s close.

The euro/lira exchange rate also fell to 15.4070 from 15.4220, while a British pound traded for 18.3070 liras, down from 18.3660 at the last close.

Brent crude oil sold for around $90.7 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT).

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