By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Türkiye's benchmark stock index opened at 5,201.07 points on Monday, up 0.18%, or 9.24 points, from the previous close.
On Friday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index dropped 0.75% to close the week at 5,191.83, with a daily trading volume of 97 billion Turkish liras ($5.17 billion).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was at 18.8076 as of 9.56 a.m. local time (0656GMT), the euro/lira exchange rate stood at 20.4270, while a British pound traded for 23.3020 Turkish liras.
Brent crude oil was selling for around $86.02 per barrel, while the price of an ounce of gold was $1,946.20.