Turkiye’s stocks down at Thursday’s open

Turkiye's benchmark stock index opened at 2,426.89 points on Thursday, decreasing 27.05 points, or 1.1%, from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was down 1.45% to 2,453.94 points on Wednesday, with a daily trading volume of 40.4 billion Turkish liras ($2.64 billion).

The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose to 15.3485 as of 10.00 a.m. local time (0700GMT), versus 15.3160 at the previous close.

The euro/lira exchange rate dropped to 16.1011 versus 16.1700, while a British pound traded for 18.7200 Turkish liras, down from 18.9970.

Brent crude oil was sold for around $105.3 per barrel as of 10 a.m. local time, while the price of one ounce of gold was $1,894.93.

Source: Anadolu Agency