Türkiye’s Borsa Istanbul starts week on high note

Türkiye's benchmark stock index opened at 3,902.86 points on Monday, rising 0.62%, or 23.88 points, from the previous close.

On Friday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was down 1.41% to close at 3,878.98 points. The market closed at midday on Friday to observe the Republic Day on Oct. 29.

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood at 18.6070 as of 10.02 a.m. local time (0702GMT). The euro/lira parity was at 18.5184, while a British pound traded for 21.5905 Turkish liras.

Brent crude oil was selling for around $92.86 per barrel, while the price of an ounce of gold was at $1,645.70 at 0702GMT.

Source: Anadolu Agency