ISTANBUL, June 2 Here are news, reports and
events that may affect Turkish financial markets on Friday.
The lira stood at 3.5295 against the U.S. dollar
at 0533 GMT, weakening from 3.5245 at Thursday's close.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year bond was
at 10.43 percent in spot trade on Thursday and was at the same
level in Friday-dated trade.
The main BIST 100 share index fell 0.18 percent to
97,365.79 points on Thursday.
Global stocks hit a record high on Friday and Asian markets
rose to their best levels in more than two years as upbeat data
on U.S. manufacturing and employment and buoyant European
factory growth boosted investor optimism. The MSCI ACWI
, an index of 46 stock markets in the world, hit
a record high, having gained 0.5 percent so far this week.
Turk Telekom said on Friday its Avea unit and Vodafone
Telekomunikasyon A.S. had together won a Turkish tender to
provide and operate mobile communications infrastructure in
areas where there is currently no infrastructure.
POWER PLANT PRIVATISATIONS
Turkey's High Privatisation Board (OYK) has decided to place
11 state-owned hydroelectric power plants in the country'
privatisation programme, the Official Gazette said on Friday.
The Customs and Trade Ministry will announce trade data for
May (0700 GMT).
President Tayyip Erdogan to an awards ceremony and symposium
on religious Ottoman literature (1130 GMT). He will also attend
a primary school graduation ceremony (1600 GMT) and a Ramadan
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will meet the head of the
nationalist BBP party (0900 GMT). He will then attend a meeting
of the Economic Coordination Council (1100 GMT).
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(Writing by Daren Butler)