Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened at 1,943.16 points on Monday, down 0.65 points, or 0.03%, from the previous close.

The BIST 100 index was down 14.09 points, or 0.72%, to close Friday at 1,943.81 points, with a daily trading volume of 19.7 billion Turkish liras ($1.45 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 13.5710 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), from 13.5460 at Friday’s close.

The euro/lira exchange rate climbed to 15.5130 from 15.4840, while a British pound traded for 18.3490 liras, up from 18.3170 at the last week’s close.

Brent crude oil sold for around $93.6 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT).

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