ISTANBUL, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Here are news, reports and events that may affect Turkish financial markets on Monday.
The lira stood at 1.7694 against the dollar by 0632 GMT, weakening slightly from 1.7674 late on Friday.
The yield on the two-year benchmark bond closed at 5.78 percent on Friday, little changed from Thursday's close at 5.77 percent.
Istanbul's main share index closed up 0.65 percent at 78,081.40 points on Friday, recovering after hitting 76,630.45 on Thursday, its lowest since Dec. 21.
The treasury will issue a new five-year fixed-coupon bond maturing on Feb. 14, 2018 and tap a 10-year CPI-indexed bond maturing on Oct. 26, 2022.
The prosecutor in the trial of nearly 300 defendants accused of seeking to overthrow the government is expected to present his final opinion on the case on Monday, before defendants making their final defences and judges reach their verdict.
A public offering of a 28 percent stake in Halk GYO, a real estate investment trust 99.84 percent owned by Halkbank , is completed with all shares sold at 1.35 lira between Feb. 13-15. The total sale amounted to 250.4 million lira.
The lender announces a 2012 net profit of 68.15 million lira, up 141 percent from a year earlier.
The gas distribution company decides to apply to the capital markets board for the issue of a nominal 150 million lira bond.
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