In their study on IMKB and 17 member countries of the European Union for the period between January 1995 and December 2007, Korkmaz, Zaman and Qevik  used Zivot-Andrews structural break test, Johansen cointegration test and Gregory-Hansen cointegration test to analyze the cointegration between IMKB and stock markets of 10 countries with which it has high foreign trade volume; according to the analysis, Turkey had high foreign trade volume with 11 member countries of the European Union and was co- integrated with 7 countries .
Sevuktekin and Nargelegekenler  examined the long-term relations between the US stock markets and IMKB through Johansen cointegration test and it was found that the relations were long-term .
IMKB 100 endeksinin uluslararasi hisse senedi endeksleri ile iliskisinin esbutunlesim analizi ile belirlenmesi, Istanbul University Faculty of business Administration Journal, 1(39): 154-168.
According to one of the sources, negotiations with NYSE are at early stages and the terms being discussed include buy of a IMKB stake, as well as provision of technology and potential stock cross-listing.
A third source was cited by Reuters as saying that IMKB management still needs to make up their minds about the size of the stake to be sold and whether to sell small portions to a number of investors, or a larger stake to one strategic investor.
closed the day with nearly one percent increase and at 69,675 points.
According to IMKB
figures, foreign investors sold stocks worth 40.
Chairman Huseyin Erkan, who is on a formal visit to New York, replied to questions of AA correspondent.
Chairman Huseyin Erkan delivered a speech at Turkey Finance and Investment Forum organized by Euromoney Conferences in Istanbul.