By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) – Türkiye's benchmark stock index opened Friday at 5.078,56 points, up by 0.33%, or 16.57 points, from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index closed Thursday at 5,061.99 points, soaring 1.22%, with a daily trading volume of 57 billion Turkish liras ($3 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was at 19.0610 as of 10.00 a.m. local time (0700GMT), the euro/lira exchange rate stood at 20.6330, while a British pound traded for 23.3970 Turkish liras.
Brent crude oil was selling for around $76.06 per barrel, while the price of an ounce of gold was $1,989.65.