ISTANBUL Feb 14 Here are news, reports and
events that may affect Turkish financial markets on Tuesday.
The lira stood at 3.6650 against the dollar at
0509 GMT, firming slightly from 3.6680 at Monday's close.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year bond was
at 10.94 percent in spot trade on Monday and the same level in
The main share index rose 1.26 percent to 88,578.31
points on Monday.
Asian shares inched to 19-month highs on Tuesday as the
potential for economic stimulus in the United States lifted the
dollar, bond yields and Wall Street stocks. The dollar was also
bolstered by speculation the head of the Federal Reserve would
underline the prospects of more U.S. rate hikes when she
testifies to Congress later on Tuesday.
President Tayyip Erdogan visits Saudi Arabia and will then
travel to Qatar.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will make a speech to
lawmakers from his ruling AK Party in parliament (0830 GMT) and
will attend a technology centre opening ceremony (1300 GMT).
Opposition parties will also hold group meetings in the
The central bank will announce current account data for
December (0700 GMT).
The treasury will tap its benchmark 10-year fixed-coupon
bond maturing on Feb. 11, 2026.
The oil refiner reported a fall in net profit to 1.79
billion lira ($486 million) in 2016 from 2.55 billion lira a
The state bank said net profit rose to 2.56 billion lira
($696 million) in 2016 from 2.32 billion a year earlier.
The insurance company said it posted an unconsolidated net
profit of 48.2 million lira in 2016, compared with a loss of
135.9 million lira a year earlier.
The electronic goods retailer reported a loss of 160.6
million lira in 2016, widening from a loss of 94.6 million lira
the previous year.
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(Writing by Daren Butler)