Borsa Istanbul nears 4,900 level at open

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was at 18.6315 as of 10.50 a.m. local time (0750GMT), the euro/Turkish lira exchange rate was at 19.4216 and a British pound traded for 22.5135 Turkish liras.

Brent crude oil was selling for around $85.03 per barrel, while the price of an ounce of gold was $1,756.05.

Source: Anadolu Agency