Although the country is witnessing a military operation on its southern border with Syria, this did not adversely affect the economy. The BIST100 index closed Wednesday (January 24th) at 119.648.37.
With this figure, the Istanbul Stock Exchange has gained 1.05 percent, surpassing previous records.
Total transactions on Thursday, January 25, amounted to 8.5 billion Turkish liras, equivalent to more than $ 2.26 billion.
The banking sector led the rise with a gain of 3.69% and the telecommunications sector fell 1.41%.
This comes at a time when the process of “olive branch” launched by the Turkish army, last Saturday, with the aim of establishing security and stability on the borders of Turkey and the region and eliminate the terrorists “PKK / BDDKK” and “ISIS” in Afrin-Syria , And save the people of the region from the suppression of terrorists, according to a statement by the Turkish Chief of Staff.