Turkiye’s benchmark stock index opened at 2,049.91 points on Wednesday, up 11.75, or 0.58%, from the previous close.

The BIST 100 index was up 0.61% to close on Tuesday at 2,038.16 points, with a daily trading volume of 30.6 billion Turkish liras ($2.24 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate dropped slightly to 13.6245 as of 9.30 a.m. local time (0630GMT), from 13.6480 at Tuesday’s close.

The euro/lira exchange rate also fell to 15.4890 from 15.4960, while a British pound traded for 18.4735 liras, down from 18.5530 at the last close.

Brent crude oil was sold for around $93.85 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time (0700GMT).

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