Turkish stock exchange rises at Tuesday's opening

The Turkish stock exchange witnessed a positive start on Tuesday, with the benchmark index climbing 50.96 points in the opening session.

Publication: 09.04.2024 - 11:10
Turkish stock exchange rises at Tuesday's opening
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Turkey's benchmark stock index kicked off Tuesday at 9,807.65 points, marking an increase of 0.52%, or 50.69 points, from the preceding close.

Following Monday's trading, the Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index ascended by 1.43%, reaching a record closing high of 9,756.69 points.

Due to the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which celebrates the conclusion of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the stock exchange is scheduled for a half-day of trading on Tuesday and will remain closed until Sunday.

As of 10:01 a.m. local time (0701GMT), the exchange rates stood as follows: the US dollar to Turkish lira at 32.2223, the euro to lira at 34.9802, and the British pound was trading at 40.7760 liras.

In commodity markets, Brent crude oil was quoted at approximately $90.59 per barrel early on Tuesday, while gold was priced at $2,363.65 per ounce.

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