By Aysu Bicer
ANKARA (AA) - Türkiye's benchmark stock index opened at 2,524.49 points on Friday, up 0.52%, or 13.11 points, from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was down 0.55% to end Thursday at 2,511.37 points, with a daily trading volume of over 29.3 billion Turkish liras ($1.7 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate increased to 17.7400 as of 10.06 a.m. local time (0706GMT), from 17.6960 at the last close.
The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate slipped to 18.0354 versus 18.0470, while a British pound traded for 21.2317 Turkish liras, up from 21.2100.
The price of Brent crude oil was up 0.84% at $104.70 per barrel.