ISTANBUL, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Here are news, reports and events that may affect Turkish financial markets on Monday.
The lira was at 1.7889 against the dollar at 0630 GMT, little changed from 1.7893 late on Friday.
Istanbul's main share index closed up 0.6 percent on Friday at its highest ever level of 76,242.20 points, underperforming a 0.24 percent rise in the global emerging markets index.
The yield on the two-year benchmark bond closed at 5.76 percent on Friday, virtually unchanged from Thursday's 5.77 percent. It hit a record low of 5.67 percent on Wednesday.
Asian shares clambered to a 16-month high on Monday as investors took heart from economic data from China and the United States that raised hopes about the outlook for growth in the world's top two economies. The euro was under pressure, having been knocked by the prospect of a recession in Germany and political uncertainty in Italy after Prime Minister Mario Monti, an investors' favourite, said at the weekend he intended to resign early.
The Turkish Statistics Institute will announce third-quarter growth data (0800 GMT). According to a poll of 15 economists, gross national product was expected to be up 2.6 percent year-on-year in the third quarter.
The statistics institute will also announce industrial output data for October (0800 GMT). A Reuters poll showed production was seen falling 2.5 percent.
The Treasury will announce cash balance data for November (1530 GMT).
The conglomerate said it had suspended work on purchasing a 60 percent stake in the fuel retailer Full Petrol. It announced in October that its Dogan Energy unit had signed a deal to buy the stake for $109 million.
The lender said it had applied to the Capital Markets Board to issue up to 3 billion lira ($1.7 billion) wroth of bills and bonds with varying maturities.
CAPITAL MARKETS BOARD
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said on Friday work on composing a new management board for the capital markets regulator would be completed within a few weeks and that some members of the board may continue in their posts.
IRAN SANCTIONS WAIVER
The United States granted 180-day waivers on Iran sanctions to Turkey, as well as China, India and several other countries on Friday in exchange for their cutting purchases of oil from the Islamic Republic.
A decision to delay until Jan 18 the deadline to submit final bids in the sale of the Baskent Gaz gas distribution company has been published in the Official Gazette.
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