By Aysu Bicer
ANKARA (AA) - Türkiye's benchmark stock index opened at 3,182.13 points on Wednesday, up 0.54%, or 17.7 points, from the previous close.
While there were no transactions in the domestic markets Tuesday due to the Victory Day holiday on Aug. 30, the BIST 100 index continued to diverge positively from the global markets on Monday, increasing by 0.60%, renewing the closing record with 3,164.96 points.
Meanwhile, Türkiye’s economy grew 7.6% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2022, according to the country's statistical authority on Wednesday.
With this growth, the country became the second-fastest growing economy in the G20 after Saudi Arabia.
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate rose slightly to 18.1916 as of 10.13 a.m. local time (0713GMT) versus 18.1910 at the previous close.
Brent crude oil was selling for around $98.69 per barrel.